Manchester United footballer Cristiano Ronaldo escaped uninjured on Thursday after his sportscar hit a roadside barrier, sources said.
The Portuguese international's Ferrari was involved in the collision in a tunnel near Manchester Airport at about 10.20am.
Ronaldo was able to get out of the vehicle himself and was spoken to by police at the scene. A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said no-one was injured in the incident.
Greater Manchester Police said in a statement: "At about 10.20am police were called to the A538 Wilmslow Road near to Manchester Airport following reports of a road traffic collision.
"Officers attended and discovered a Ferrari had collided with a barrier.
"No one is believed to have been injured. Inquiries are continuing."
According to reports, the 23-year-old's vehicle was written off in the accident.
United confirmed the incident had taken place and that the Ballon d'Or winner was unhurt.
A club spokesman said: "He was involved in an incident. No other cars were involved.
"He's fine and is training as normal."
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