CRISTIANO RONALDO’S NEW BOOTS RECALL HIS SHIFT TO NUMBER 7

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On August 12, 2003, 18-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo arrived in Manchester, England, to join his new team. He expected to wear number 28 as he had with his previous club, but his iconic manager had other ideas. “Alex Ferguson said to me: ‘Listen, I want you to take number seven,’” recalls Ronaldo. “I was surprised because I knew the guys who had worn that shirt.”

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