Cristiano Ronaldo, forward of the Juventus, poses with the trophy

THE '7' WANTED TO LEAVE UNITED

Valencia had Cristiano Ronaldo almost signed in 2006

Published:7/08/2020 - 18:26h

Updated:7/08/2020 - 18:26h

Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the best strikers in the history of football, could have played for Valencia in 2006. Amadeo Carboni, at that time sports director of the 'ches', has admitted that he had the Portuguese almost signed

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been the big dominador of the world-wide football this last decade beside Leo Messi. Although the Argentinian has been always a stair or two by on his to level futbolístico, the Portuguese has been the only that has been able to do him shadow. His competitive character, his fearsome shot, his finish and his voracious competitive character and winner have done him become one of the players with more Champions League and the second with more Balloons of Gold of the history.

The Portuguese forward did that the Real Madrid could go back to reign in Europe after a lot of years without doing it and led to the whites in the four conquests that has done from 2014. Before, the luso did the same with the Manchester United, with the one who won a League of Champions and reached another final. Now, in the Juventus of Turín, the '7' is trying to arrive to another final to do with another 'Orejona' more for his list of winners.

But what perhaps anybody knew was that the attacker juventino could have had an entirely distinct career to which had if it concretises his course of the United in 2006. The 'killer' had a clash with Wayne Rooney in the Eurocopa of this year and his relation with the English remained very touched. In the English team anybody backed to the ex madridista, that bothered a lot and loomed with going out of Old Trafford this same summer.

"I think that it would have to go out of Manchester. The situations are not the suitable to follow. In two or three days will decide where go. Always I said that it wanted to play in Spain, anybody defended me in the United", commented in his day. In this moment, the one of Madeira was one of the big promises of the world, but to his 21 years still was not neither much less a star consolidated. By this reason, his exit of the United was not any madness and could have arrived to suceder.

Valencia arrived to an agreement with Cristiano

Although his qualities and his promising path could do think that Barça or Madrid interested by him, the only club of LaLiga that showed true interest was Valencia. Amadeo Carboni, by that then sportive director of the group 'che', has ensured that CR7 was almost fichado. It seems that the valencianistas spoke directly with him and his representative and reached an agreement, but at the end could not close the deal with the 'red devils', that remained to the extreme.

"I arrived in the suitable moment. Valencia was the city that more benefited of this 'boom' economic, social and sportive. We had found the economic resources to achieve it, had arrangements with Nike and Cocacola. Ronaldo in this moment already won 10 net millions to the year, was a lot. Had the agreements signed by Jorge Mendes, did not be at all between Ronaldo, his agent and I. However, the deal did not materialise ", commented the ex side of the Valencian team recently.

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