Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed why he left Manchester United for a move to Spain in the summer of 2009.
Ronaldo had a brilliant with Manchester United winning three Premier League titles, 1 FA Cup, 2 Football League Club, 1 Community Shield, 1UEFA Champions League, 1 World Club Cup at Old Trafford under Sir Alex Fergusson.
But since his move to Real Madrid he has not remained the same, the Portuguese forward has become one of the best player in the world for the past years due to hard work and consistent performance for both club and country.
The attacker was of the opinion that he left the Old Trafford giant for Real Madrid for a fresh challenge.
“When I became a Manchester player, it was a moment of maximum pride for me. But I think it was more for my family," Ronaldo told The Players' Tribune.
“At the beginning, winning trophies was very exciting for me.
"But my dreams were getting bigger. I guess that's how dreams work, right?
“I had always admired Madrid and wanted a new challenge."
Ronaldo is expected to feature for Portugal in their World Cup qualifiers against Andorra on Friday and against Switzerland before La Liga actions resume back in Spain.