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Ronaldo Reveals ManUtd Return Dreams

Posted: September 7, 2011 in Sports
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Alex Ferguson with Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he would consider the possibility of a return to Manchester United in the future, with the Real Madrid winger admitting he would never close the door on a move back to England.

Ronaldo¬†made 196 appearances for Manchester United between 2003-2009, scoring 84 goals. He moved to Real Madrid for a record ¬£80 million fee in 2009, and last May the Portuguese international broke the record for the most goals scored in a season in the history of La Liga. ……Read Rest of the Entry

USA Tour 2011: Friendly

Posted: July 31, 2011 in Sports
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Manchester United 2-1 Barcelona

The game set an attendance record for a football match in the D.C. area, drawing 81,807 people to see two of the top clubs in the world lock horns.
As would be expected, even in a friendly with little on the line Barcelona dominated possession for long spells, but Nani took advantage of the Spanish side’s advanced defensive setup and gave United a 1-0 lead 22 minutes into the match.
Danny Welbeck set the table with a fantastic break out of the back, the Portuguese winger held his run just long enough to beat the offside trap and from there his pace left him alone with Victor Valdes, and Nani gave the goalkeeper little chance of coming up with a save.

Barcelona continued to dominate a large portion of the match but the chances were limited by United’s defence that tucked in and looked comfortable dealing with the European champions’ constant pressure.
Nani tried to repay the favour to Welbeck 65 minutes in when he slipped a pass through to put the forward in on goal. Valdes made the save this time, and as the rebound fell to Nani he could only slash at a left-footed effort and put it up over the goal. Read Full Story Here