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Carrick Snubs Ronaldo As The Best He Has Played With

Michael Carrick Snubs Cristiano Ronaldo As The Best He Has Played With

By Kurt Buckerfield - May 11, 2018 05:45 PM @KurtLaduma

Manchester United veteran Michael Carrick has named the best player he has played with in his career, and it is not five-time Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

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The midfielder, who is already on the coaching staff at United, will reportedly play the last game of the season as a tribute from manager Jose Mourinho.

Carrick has played with may incredibly talented footballers at Old Trafford, but believes Scholes is the best he has ever lined up alongside.

"I still think I'm just fortunate to have seen him (Scholes) train every day and having the best seat in the house, stood next to him passing the ball and seeing what he could do with it," he told ESPN FC.

"It was just outrageous how good he was. I could pick 10-15 players that I played with over the years, Ronaldo, Wazza (Wayne Rooney), Rio (Ferdinand), Giggsy (Ryan Giggs), Gaz Nev (Gary Neville), he was an unbelievable fullback, unbelievable captain.

"But Scholesy just nicks it."

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Carrick has won every single club trophy since joining United in 2006, including five Premier League titles and the UEFA Champions League.

Do you think Carrick was has been underappreciated throughout his career? Let us know in the comments section below. 


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Anti_komphela Joined: 29 Oct 2017
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Anti_komphela May 12, 2018 08:10 PM
Spot on
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Munangwangwa May 12, 2018 01:55 PM
His opinion.. I respect that.. my opinion is it's weird that someone who never won ballon dor even once can be regarded as best ever ahead of a player who won ballon dor more than 3 times.. basically I m saying I can claim to be better than khune even when no one knows me.. rubbish Carrick.. munangwangwa has spoken
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musah005 May 11, 2018 11:15 PM
everybody has his favourite,no big deal
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Faysal May 11, 2018 08:44 PM
He is ryt
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Zeeman10 May 11, 2018 06:48 PM
Paul Scholes neh,what a player,best midfielder in Man United history and thanks a lot for serving our beloved club with such a great dignity.Well done Michael !!!!!!!
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barca-baccaneers May 11, 2018 06:01 PM
yes Ronaldo was a rising star at united too many best players at that time at united even if you lose him on a crucial moment you wouldnt notice his absence as they dominated even after he left any good player could shine around scholes la pulga atomica would hav been phinominon too

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