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Cristiano Ronaldo still does not understand Sir Alex Ferguson

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Cristiano Ronaldo is one of Sir Alex Ferguson's biggest success stories. The Portuguese star helped Manchester United through one of their most successful spells and often refers to the Scot as his 'footballing father'.

Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 games during his spell at Old Trafford and helped the Red Devils to a hat-trick of Premier League titles, an FA Cup, two League Cups and a Champions League success.

However, the Real Madrid superstar does have one problem with his former manager; he still can't understand his broad Scottish accent.

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Ronaldo even had a Brazilian man, who specifically worked on translating whatever Ferguson said when he first moved to the north-west.

As per talkSPORT, the three-time Ballon d'Or winner said: "I still don't understand him. In the beginning, I had a translator, a Brazilian man, of course, basically only for him."

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Having departed Old Trafford for Madrid in 2009, Ronaldo has gone on to become Los Blancos' all-time record goalscorer.

He scored 61 goals in the previous campaign and, in doing so, became the first player in Spanish history to surpass 50 strikes in five consecutive seasons.

Despite what he describes as the best season of his career, Ronaldo concedes he is unlikely to win the Ballon d'Or this year.

The Madeiran-born forward has been heavily linked with a move away from the Bernabeu with Chelsea popping up as surprise contenders for his signature.

Manchester United fans would love to see their favourite son return to the Theatre of Dreams and, given his affection to the club, it seems unlikely he would move to Stamford Bridge.

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