Ferguson, who attracted a youthful Ronaldo into Manchester United back in 2003, apologized to the Juventus ahead for being unable to be with him but also made it very clear that he felt pleased seeing Ronaldo advancement into an excellent sportsman.
“I am sorry I can not be with you, but I return and see you as a young lad in 17 decades old who came to Manchester United, the way you’ve progressed as a human being and also a wonderful sportsman,” Fergusson said in his video message.
“Congratulations on a fantastic achievement and a great night you are likely to have in Portugal,” Ferguson added.
“I wish to convey to you, along with your mom, and all of your loved ones, and all your children; nicely done.
“So, fantastic luck, have a fantastic night, and nicely done.”
Ronaldo and Ferguson are in good terms since the duo began to work collectively in Manchester. Even following Ronaldo parted ways with Untied, there was insufficient blood between him and Ferguson. In reality, the coach-footballer duo has been cordial with one another.
The 34-year-old was shortlisted together with Argentine Lionel Messi for its FIFA Greatest Men’s Player award on Monday, the apex soccer body has declared.
From the group, Liverpool’s defender Virgil Van Dijk has also been nominated to finish the three shortlisted footballers.
She managed to acquire the UEFA Finest Women’s Player award a week.
Manchester City’s trainer Pep Guardiola was nominated together Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham Hotspur’s trainer Mauricio Pochettino at the FIFA Greatest Men’s trainer group.
Phil Neville, who led England’s girl’s team into a World Cup semi-final, was nominated along with USA’s Jill Ellis and Sarina Wiegman at the FIFA Greatest Women’s coach group.