Manchester United manager Ferguson reckons Real got a bargain and the 27-year-old striker is now worth a phenomenal £800m.
“He’s right. I have to agree with him,” Ronaldo told The Sun. “No, I’m joking. These are just opinions.
“But I have to say thank you because when people say nice things about you it always motivates you.
“When I arrived at Manchester United I was 18 years old and Sir Alex Ferguson was like a father to me. He taught me many things. I worked with him for six years and he is a great human, a great coach.
“Sir Alex and Jose Mourinho are the two best coaches in the world.