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Man Utd midfielder Carrick praises Ronaldo for not celebrating goal

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick praised Cristiano Ronaldo for not celebrating his goal for Real Madrid last night.

The Portugal international, who spent six seasons at Old Trafford between 2003-09, was muted in his celebration, simply acknowledging the Real Madrid fans.

Carrick hailed the former Red Devils man, telling Sky Sports: "I think he respects the club and the fans. He had a great time at the club.

"Fair play to him for being respectful like he was."

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