Why did United sell Van Nistelrooy?

Why did United sell Van Nistelrooy?

Van Nistelrooy stated his main desire to leave was because the team had stagnated and that he didn’t believe United could win the Champions League while they were so reliant on the unproven talents of Rooney and Ronaldo. “But they’re great players,” Ferguson told him in a crunch meeting.

What happened van Nistelrooy?

Van Nistelrooy won La Liga twice with Madrid but never got his hands on the European Cup. Following Ronaldo’s arrival at the Bernabeu in 2009, the Dutch striker joined German side Hamburg. He retired in 2012 after a spell with Malaga and is currently PSV Under-19 coach and assistant manager of the Dutch national team.

How many goals did Van Nistelrooy scored outside the box?

As van Nistelrooy enters his fifth season as a Manchester United player, his impressive record shows him scoring 138 goals in 190 appearances….Ruud awakening for Charlton.

Inside 110
Outside 1
Penalty 27

How many goals did Ruud van Nistelrooy scored for Real Madrid?

Stats by club

Manchester United 219 150
Real Madrid 96 64
PSV Eindhoven 90 77
Hamburger SV 44 17

Did van Nistelrooy hate Ronaldo?

The Dutchman was a big personality at the club and centre-back Ferdinand has revealed how Van Nistelrooy initially clashed with the young Ronaldo. “It didn’t happen instantly, but [Cristiano] was unbelievably skillful and he was there to entertain the crowd,” Ferdinand said on BT Sport.

What did Ruud van Nistelrooy say to Ronaldo?

Van Nistelrooy allegedly told Ronaldo he had found a new dad in Carlos Queiroz, Sir Alex Ferguson’s assistant, not long after the youngster’s own father had died. In a chat with Rio Ferdinand during Vibe with FIVE, the 44-year-old explained: “I know that I was wrong in that situation.

Did Van Nistelrooy hate Ronaldo?

Did Van Nistelrooy play for Madrid?

Ruud van Nistelrooy

Personal information
1997–1998 SC Heerenveen 31
1998–2001 PSV 67
2001–2006 Manchester United 150
2006–2010 Real Madrid 68

Who spotted Ronaldo?

Jesse Lingard spotted teaching Cristiano Ronaldo ‘JL’ celebration in Manchester United training – Manchester Evening News.

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