Cristiano Ronaldo has again reiterated his feelings for Sir Alex Ferguson, claiming the former Manchester United manager is the best he has ever worked with. Ronaldo has played for the likes of Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti and, currently, Rafa Benitez, but he insists Ferguson outshines them all.

I just have to say thank you for what [Ferguson] did for me. We had an important game in the Champions League and I said, ‘Coach I need to go to see my daddy’ and I was a key player. He said, ‘Listen, your personal life, your family is the important thing that you have in your life. If you want to go three days, four days, five days you can go’. This moment is what I keep for me because it was the most important time in my life and he shared it with me. This is why I respect him and for me he’s the best coach I ever had.