CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DRAW: Man Utd's Ferdinand excited by Ronaldo reunion

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has welcomed their Champions League draw against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid.
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Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has welcomed their Champions League draw against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid.

Sir Alex Ferguson will face Jose Mourinho in the Champions League last 16 after Manchester United were drawn against Real Madrid.

The game will also pitch Ronaldo against his former club for the first time since he left in a world record £80million deal in 2009.

Ferdinand was first to react to the draw on Twitter, writing: 'Oh yes, Madrid!! What a great couple a games that'll be!! @Cristiano see u soon bro!!'

That was followed by Ruud van Nistelrooy, who played for both.

He wrote: 'United or Madrid.. Who do I want to win? Played my heart out for them both. Proud to have played for both. #impossible #MayTheBestTeamWin.'

Draw in full:

Galatasaray v Schalke

Celtic v Juventus

Arsenal v Bayern Munich

Shakhtar Donetsk v Borussia Dortmund

AC Milan v Barcelona

Real Madrid v Manchester United

Valencia v Paris St-Germain

Porto v Malaga

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