Date: 14th February 2013 at 4:41pm
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Our fear, before the game, was that Cristiano Ronaldo, in his current rich vein of form, would hang us out to dry.

As it turned out, Cristiano had a decent game but wasn`t the destroyer we all feared.

However, we will admit that his goal, a towering header, was something that marks him out as being in a class of his own.

Following the 1-1 draw, Sir Alex Ferguson spoke to the media and the Scot had this to say about the Portuguese striker,

“What a header. Unbelievable, you can`t stop that.”

“The spring, the way he holds himself in the air, the power in the header.”

“I said to Patrice Evra at half-time, ‘You didn`t challenge for that`. But when I saw the video later I thought, ‘What was I talking about?`

“It was difficult for Cristiano playing against his old tem. There was emotion for him because he had so many great years for us.”

“But when he gets the ball you`re praying more than anything.”


And we`d also like to mention the dignity Cristiano showed after he`d scored his goal, there was minimal celebration out of respect for his former club, fair play Cristiano.