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Cristiano Ronaldo's greatest teammates from two spells at Manchester United

Published on: 28 September 2022

Cristiano Ronaldo fever swept across Old Trafford last summer when the five-time Ballon d'Or winner returned to Manchester United after 12 years with Real Madrid and Juventus.

During his first spell with the Premier League giants, Ronaldo won three English titles and one Champions League medal. Scaling unparalleled highs on these shores, the Portuguese somehow took his career to even greater levels in Spain before he came back as a returning hero.

However, amid intense speculation over his United future, leading into this season, the 37-year-old dampened his legacy to some extent, but there can never be any denying his place in history books.

But who are his greatest ever United teammates? Here, we take a closer look at the 10 players who have featured most regularly alongside Ronaldo from when he first stepped through the door as a fresh-faced teenager with the world at his feet in 2003. Some adjustments have been made to work these players into a realistic formation while all statistics were provided by renowned football website Transfermarkt;


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