Ronaldo reveals all about THAT Man Utd game in 2003, Sir Alex's dressing-room invite & how 50 teams wanted him
The Portuguese joked how 100 teams would've wanted him had he scored in the friendly match that ultimately convinced the Red Devils to sign him
Cristiano Ronaldo has reflected on the famous match in which he starred for Sporting against Manchester United, with his performance in that game ultimately sealing his move to Old Trafford amid interest from numerous other clubs.
The 18-year-old had already generated plenty of interest from across Europe when Sir Alex Ferguson's Red Devils arrived in Portugal for a pre-season friendly in 2003, but it was in that 3-1 home win that he truly demonstrated his potential.
And Ronaldo has revealed how nervous he was before the game, knowing that he had to make a big impression as he was aware of the interest that was being shown in him from numerous clubs.