Ronaldo's Personal Life
With Manchester United From 2003–2009
In the season of 2002-03, Ronaldo turned into first player Portuguese of United Manchester after signing for about €15 million. He want the 28 number, which is his number at Sporting and he did not want number 7 shirt as he did not meet up the expectations of this number as the shirt of this number was worn by Bryan Robson, George Best, David Beckham, and Eric Robson.
As a debut player, Ronaldo play 60th minute as a substitute in 4-0 home victory over the team Bolton Wanderer. On November 2003, Ronaldo got a victory over Portsmouth by scoring his first goal with kick in 3-0 for Manchester United. The first season of the Ronaldo ended with a score of goal 3-0 FA cup in United with a victory over Millwall.
On 29th October 2005, with a 4-1 loss at Middlesborough, Ronaldo scored a goal for United’s 1000th League Premier. Total of 10 goals were scored by him in all the games he became the first younger player award for FIFPro in year 2005 voted by his fans.
In the season of 2005-06, second trophy was won by Ronaldo in English football with third goal scored with 4-0 score in Manchester United with League Cup victory over the team Wigan Athletic.
Ronaldo’s breakout year was 2006 to 2007 as in these years, total of 20 goals were broke by him and he got his first title league from Manchester United.
Ronaldo got an honor of Barclays player of the month in November and December of 2006. After the Dennis Bergkamp in 1997 received this honor and Robbie Fowler in 1996, Ronaldo is the third one who received this honor in history of Premier League. On 5th May 2007, Ronaldo scored a goal in 50th Manchester United over the Manchester city. The first title of Premier League was claimed by the United in 4 years and Ronaldo voted as a FIFPro young player award at the year end.
There were rumors spread in March 2007 that Ronaldo was paid €80 million by Real Madrid but still Ronaldo got a £120,000-a-week as for five-years with United dated on 13th April. So Ronaldo became the highly paid player in the history of team.
Ronaldo got various awards for a season. After the Andy Gray in year 1977 were the only players that received the honor awards only, Ronaldo won the PFA award as a young player and PFA players award. Ronaldo also got a PFA fans award as a player in April and complete his treble. Ronaldo also got FWA award as a footballer. He is the first person to win the FWA and PFA awards. Ronaldo is the player of Manchester United among the 8 players who got his name in the team of 2006–07 PFA Premier League.
During the 2nd match of United, he started the season with a headbutt red card on Richard Hughes and he also banned for 3 matches as a punishment in 2007–08 season.
In the match of Champions League against Sporting, he is the only player that scored a goal. Ronaldo become the winner of injury time and also won Champions League as Manchester United.
Ronaldo also become the runner up in the Ballon d' 2007 or and he got a third position and received a FIFA player award following Lionel Messi and Kaka.
Ronaldo bring the Manchester United on top in the Champions Premier League by making his hat trick by winning 6-0 in the match in opposition to Newcastle United on 12th January 2008 at Old Trafford. Ronaldo in the 2-0 win for League season in opposition to reading scored his 23rd goal and balanced all of his total in the season of 2006–07.
For the match against Bolton, Ronaldo become the captain for the first time and got a 2-0 victory on 19th March 2008. Ronaldo topped the 32 goals for the 40 year old George’s best and also hold a record for campaign 33rd. This record sets a new season scored by mid fielder in the season of 1967 to 1968. Ronaldo also win the season of Europeon Golden shoe in 2007-08 and got 8 points following the Mallorca's Dani Güiza.
On 21st May in the final match of Champions League 2007-08 in opposition to Chelsea, Ronaldo hit the opening goal in the time ahead of 26 minutes and this goal was then cancelled by the Chelsea equaliser by hitting a goal after 45 minute in the match end with score of 1-1 in the extra time. Due to Ronaldo’s wrong move in the penalty shot, Chelsea become the winner of the trophy. Soon after this John Terry also put the Manchester United to have 6-5 penalty shot by slipping on the surface of the pitch. Ronaldo scored highest goal of 42 goal score in his all competitions and got a man of the match by the UEFA fans; and in the year 1963-64, Ronaldo also failed record of Denis Law’s team of 46 marks with 4 short. Ronaldo become the topper goalscorer in the competition held and become the best forward player in the Champions League.
The interest of Ronaldo to move to the Real Madrid was expressed by the Sky Sports on 5 June 2008 on the condition that if team provide him the same money that he was offered previously in year. A complaint was filed by the Manchester United along with FIFA about the so called search of Ronaldo on 9th June but there was no action done by the FIFA. A rumor was established that Ronaldo still staying for one more year on 6th August and procedure of transfer still continued.
On 7th July at Amsterdam, there was an ankle surgery of Ronaldo at the Academic Medical Center. He made his return in Champions League of UEFA of United’s goalless as a Park Ji-Sung’s substitute. In the UEFA group of Champions League, he made his returned action on 17th September in United’s goalless as a Park Ji-Sung substitute with Villarreal. In this league, he made his first goal scored of this season in 3-1 round League Cup in opposition to Middlebrough dated 24th September.
Over the City Stoke on 15th November 2008, Ronaldo make 5-0 win and scored about 100th goal and 101st goal in total competitions held for Manchester United with a free kick. These goals meant that Ronaldo made all the scores against 19 teams that time in the Premier League. Since in 1968, George Best was the first recipient for Manchester United, Ronaldo became first recipient Ballon d'Or dated on 2nd December. He got total of 446 points following the point of 165 got by Lionel Messi as a runner up. Ronaldo also won the World Cup club on 19th December and also got a Silver Ball award after getting 2 goals.
After the 4 days of this League, Ronaldo got a title of FIFA World Player of that season along with first player Portuguese since the time of Luis Figo in year 2001.
Since the final match in opposition to Chelsea, Ronaldo got the season’s first goal of Champions League; and due to this victory of 2-0 in opposition to Internazionale, Manchester United was moved to the quarter finals. After the Manchester United moved to the semifinals, Ronaldo win the goals of 40-yard game against the Port in the second leg. In year 2009, Ronaldo get an award for FIFA Puskas as first player to win this honor and he got distinction. Ronaldo assumed this goal as the best goal ever. He also involve to made loss to Barcelona in 2-0 of United after taking part in final Champions League. He make his appearance of 53 in total competitions involving higher of 4 in last year, but out of total 42, Ronaldo made 16 goals as best of his career in the prior year.
Later on Real Madrid had offered about £80 million on 11th June that is accepted by the Manchester United for transfer of Ronaldo after expressing the desire by Ronaldo of leaving the club. Ferguson had condoned the sale as it was fully established by the Glazer family member.