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Ronaldo Voted Best Man Utd Player In History

Cristiano Ronaldo Voted Best Manchester United Player In History

By David Kappel - May 18, 2018 09:03 PM @kappilinho

Cristiano Ronaldo has been voted the best Manchester United Player in Premier League history, beating a footballer who won 34 titles with the club.

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The Red Devils ran a poll on their official website and social channels after making their 1 000th Premier League appearance against Watford last weekend, and Ronaldo won the vote, as confirmed by the club.

The Portuguese made 292 appearances for the English giants, scoring 118 goals and assisting another 68 strikes before leaving in 2009 to join Real Madrid. He lifted 10 trophies during his time at Old Trafford, and beat club legend Ryan Giggs, who won 34 titles with United, to the coveted title.

In the poll, Ronaldo received 24% of the votes, while Giggs got 21% and Paul Scholes finished in third spot with 17%.

The Red Devils also asked for the club's best ever Premier League game, best Premier League goal and best Premier League save in the English top flight since 1992, when the new league format was implemented.

Unsurprisingly, their 4-3 win over crosstown rivals Manchester City in 2009/10 won the best game poll, but it was a tight contest, with the seven-goal thriller receiving just 87 more votes than the second-placed 8-2 thumping of Arsenal in 2010.

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Wayne Rooney bicycle kick strike against City in 2010/11 won the best goal poll, while David de Gea’s 2014/15 save against Juan Mata – then still at Chelsea – was named the best save in Premier League history.

Do you agree with the outcomes of the fan vote? Have your say in the comments section below.


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Wildcat Joined: 05 Jun 2011
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Wildcat May 21, 2018 09:34 AM
An insult to Giggs and Scholes
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Mthi 8511 Joined: 11 Jan 2018
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Mthi 8511 May 19, 2018 08:23 PM
Not true we have the likes of Giggs, Scholes and Cantona
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Faysal Joined: 14 Feb 2011
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Faysal May 19, 2018 11:14 AM
Never those who voted were under 18 forget it
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Bans-Matiki May 19, 2018 10:51 AM
no ways,he derseve it he is the best
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Pep G junior Joined: 26 Dec 2017
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Pep G junior May 19, 2018 09:30 AM
No ways
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Ntsunda 12 May 19, 2018 07:21 AM
@barca-baccaneers this article is about the best players in Manchester United since the inception of premier league not European best players or world and besides the current world player at the moment is still the same guy
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barca-baccaneers May 19, 2018 12:52 AM
he left after felt that man united could not buy quickly replacement to the fading green quality of scholes giggs carrich ferdinand nemaja including manager sir alex and realizing there was another fast rising king beyond the mountains of Spanish boarders and there was only one team that he knew beside man united that woulk help him rise is real madrid he came struggle to anything but eventually its paying off but not full because there is one king spain it stay that way forever Messsssssssssssssssssi when you hear his name it give you hope of another mesia has come to save us a savaging devil but its defferent man its just sounds of words is similar this is god of soccer is and is vicious ruthless
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macuka Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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macuka May 19, 2018 12:43 AM
Current best player in Europe, Messi...
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Mfanakamdala Joined: 15 Aug 2016
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Mfanakamdala May 18, 2018 10:06 PM
I think the reverse (3 2 1) is true
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Lindzome Joined: 26 Feb 2014
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Lindzome May 18, 2018 09:54 PM
Poor Giggs.. His loyalty isn't appreciated at all

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