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Freddy Adu has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo mentored him during his trial at Manchester United.
NS America’s former fairy, 32 years old, was just 14 years old when he was signed professionally by DC United in 2004.
And he was tipped by many people as a future Ballon d’Or winner after his senior US debut two years later, aged 16.
Adu’s young career took another incredible turn in 2006 when the Premier League giants United Give him a challenge.
The boy spent a two-week training session at Carrington with Sir Alex Ferguson’s men.
But he was unable to play or move permanently after not receiving a work permit.
Still, Adu recalls his brief stint at United fondly.
That’s because global superstar Ronaldo took care of him, offering him helpful advice while also making humble gestures, including inviting Adu out to dinner.
Adu, who is still not retired but has no club, said BritishGambler.co.uk: “It was the best moment of my career when I arrived at Manchester United, when I was 16 years old.
“I was there for almost a month and I got to meet all the people like Wayne Rooney – and that’s when Manchester United were at the height of their power.
“Cristiano Ronaldo was there at the time and that’s when he was becoming the best player in the world. Scholes is still there, Giggs is still there – awesome!
“[Any advice from players?] Ronaldo! People always talk about Ronaldo being arrogant, he’s like this, but let me tell you that out of all the players who’ve been there – he’s the only one of them that makes me think. ants. , to talk to me, offered to take me out to dinner.
“I mean, he’s a great guy. Of course, I had a lot of respect for Ronaldo, but after that, I had a lot of respect for him and he really became my favorite player just for the person he is and the way he is. what I have witnessed”.
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