Ronaldo was a genius for Manchester United at 18, says Louis Saha

MANCHESTER: ex Manchester united star Louis Saha has said that Cristiano Ronaldo He was always destined for greatness, as the Portuguese showed glimpses of being great at the age of 18.

Manchester united had acquired Ronaldo from Sporting CP in 2003. Over the years, Ronaldo has gone on to become possibly the greatest striker of all time and also has five Ballon D'Or to his credit.

"He always improved but I would say that his ways never changed as a person. Throughout his career, you see the same dedication that he had when he was 18, maybe with less confidence as people were challenging him, and he had to prove that he was the best player," official website of Manchester united quoted Saha as saying.

But having that kind of confidence to train, work hard, and be consistent, no matter what people say, was an amazing skill. It was better than having talent because the way in which he could analyze, at that moment grow old, and grow and maintain those qualities; For me, it was great, he added.

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Ronaldo spent six years at United before leaving for the Spanish side Real Madrid .

He scored 118 goals from 292 appearances for Manchester united and the Portuguese also went on to win three Premier League titles, a Champions League crown, and the first of his Golden Balls with the club.

Saha also said that Ronaldo never lacked confidence and self-confidence and that this quality has made him the best player in the world.

Although he was younger than me, I remember him saying, 'Louis, you should smile more when you play.' When children tell you that, when you're older and more experienced, you say, 'Wait a minute. But I realized it was so true, Saha said.

During his career, he could be cheeky in the way he talked to people, and people just couldn't understand and get frustrated because they weren't in his league, he added.

Ronaldo now represents Juventus in A series .

Actualmente, toda acción deportiva in todo el mundo ha sido suspendida debido a la pandemia de coronavirus.