Ballon d’Or winner, Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo admits being tempted by Man United in the summer [Times]

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d’Or award on Monday night, for the first time since leaving Manchester United.

Tomorrow’s Times report The goalscoring forward admitted he thought about re-joining Man United in the summer.

After winning the Ballon d’Or Ronaldo said, “It is true Rio and I spoke [in the summer]. He is a fantastic guy and he tried to change my mind to go back to Manchester”.

He continued, “I did think about United. They are still in my heart. It is a club where I played four years and I love that club.

In September, Cristiano Ronaldo signed a new mega contract at Real Madrid, leaving Man United fans distraught.