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Cristiano Ronaldo : Champion of the World
by Tom Oldfield


Overview - Already a star at the youth level on his home island of Madeira and earning a big move to Sporting Lisbon at just 12, Cristiano Ronaldo left a small town for a big city and was forced to adapt to a completely different life, miles away from his family.His spirit and natural flair took him into the Sporting first team, attracting theinterest ofManchester United, who boughthim in the summer of 2003.This is the story of a player whoattracted praise and criticism alike from soccer fans of all stripes yet wonover the United fans with his array of tricks.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Already a star at the youth level on his home island of Madeira and earning a big move to Sporting Lisbon at just 12, Cristiano Ronaldo left a small town for a big city and was forced to adapt to a completely different life, miles away from his family.His spirit and natural flair took him into the Sporting first team, attracting theinterest ofManchester United, who boughthim in the summer of 2003.This is the story of a player whoattracted praise and criticism alike from soccer fans of all stripes yet wonover the United fans with his array of tricks. His dealings with the glare of the media as well as his controversial role in the 2006 World Cup Rooney incident are covered here, as well as his role in inspiring United to the Premiership title and his PFA Player of the Year and PFA Young Player of the Year double honor. Love him or hate him, this is the story of a player who always provokes a reaction."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781844548149
  • ISBN-10: 1844548147
  • Publisher: John Blake
  • Publish Date: October 2009
  • Page Count: 314
  • Dimensions: 1 x 5.25 x 7.75 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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