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Cristiano Ronaldo transfer decision saw Liverpool bosses 'almost choke' as career nearly very different

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It’s difficult to remember now, but there was a time when Cristiano Ronaldo was relatively unknown.

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“On the Tuesday morning, we were having lunch at the training ground and it came up on the yellow strap on Sky Sports: ' Manchester United have signed Cristiano Ronaldo for £12.2m.'



The Portuguese legend was a hot prospect 20 years ago, but not many outside ardent admirers of Sporting Lisbon would have heard of the then-teenager.

As is now a famous story, in 2003, Liverpool, then under the management of Gerard Houllier, dispatched his number two, Phil Thompson, to Portugal to iron out a deal for Ronaldo.

I can remember Gerard jumping up and saying, 'What the hell has gone on there?'"
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