5 footballers you didn't know played with C. Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo's career has experienced tremendous success, Incredible highs, superb performances, and unprecedented success. But during the fifteen-year career of the Portuguese forward, he has managed to play alongside players who you may have forgotten about.

From his time at Sporting Lisbon to his breakthrough onto the world stage at Old Trafford, Ronaldo’s supreme talent has shone through alongside some of the game's greatest ever players.

Who are these players most people have forgotten played alongside Madrid's number seven?

Here are five names to refresh your memory.

05. Tim Howard (2003-2005)

In the summer of 2003, Manchester United not only signed Cristiano Ronaldo from under the noses of Premier League title rivals Arsenal, but they also managed to sign US international goalkeeper Tim Howard. 

Howard arrived at Old Trafford expecting to replace Fabian Barthez who had desperately struggled for form following his big money move from Monaco. Aged just 23, Howard partnered Ronaldo on the summer tour of America and also played alongside the Portuguese winger for three years. He is not the only surprise goalkeeper on this list.
  

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