Real Madrid star Ronaldo in regular contact with ex-Man Utd teammates

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo admits he's still close to his former Manchester United teammates.

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo admits he's still close to his former Manchester United teammates.

Ronaldo admits he doesn't have many friends inside football - and those who are come from United.

“I don’t know David Beckham. I’m great friends with Rio ­Ferdinand, he’s a real laugh, and I chat to Wes Brown. Wayne Rooney and I speak now and then – that’s pretty much it," he told the Sunday Mirror.

“I have my circle of friends, my club. People who’ve been with me a long time. I look after these people. I take them to five-star hotels, I pay for private planes, I pay at the bar. I never drink in public. I drink Red Bull while I buy my friends champagne at £1,000-plus a bottle. It’s no problem – I like my friends to be happy.”

 
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