Ronaldo unhurt after car crash

January 8, 2009

Cristiano Ronaldo escaped unhurt on Thursday after his Ferrari hit a roadside barrier in a tunnel near Manchester airport.

“No one was injured in the collision,” Greater Manchester Police said in a statement, while reports say the Ballon d’Or winner was at training as usual after the crash.

From the damage done to the car, it looks like a lucky escape for the player, who came on as a sub in United’s defeat by Derby in the Carling Cup on Wednesday night.

REUTERS PHOTO: Police examine Cristiano Ronaldo’s car after Thursday’s crash. REUTERS/Phil Noble


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Cristiano Ronaldo, the much maligned Manchester United maestro, survived a tunnel crash today. He was not to be afforded the status of another Lady Di. There would be no immediate increase in flower sales among Manchester florists . But eyewitnesses are reporting a small Ford Cortina with a Scottish license plate was seen swerving in front of Ronaldo’s Ferrari immediately before the crash. The driver was described as an old man in a black wool coat. Police intercepted a mobile phone transmission from the Cortina shortly after the crash. They have just released the voice of a man with a slight Glaswegian lisp, saying, “Is that Ferrari for Real?” Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson, relaxing on a freezing beach in Aberdeen, had no comment on Ronaldo’s unlucky escape.

Posted by Alan Black | Report as abusive

@Alan Black: Hahahaha, very funny mate. You are a REAL fan of the beautiful game, aren’t you?

Posted by Red Devil | Report as abusive

I think the car’s just pretending it’s been damaged. There was probably no contact with the roadside barrier whatsoever and I bet it rolled over a few times as well for dramatic effect.

Posted by Erik Muscrat | Report as abusive

I am sooooooo happy that ronaldo never got hurt,
i was crying when i found out ronaldo had an accident from my friends,but when i checked on the internet i was soooooooooooo happy that he was ok
thank gudness
i luv u ronaldo
just take care

Posted by Mehvishxxx | Report as abusive

I think that Ronaldo was careless!!!

Posted by Dave Stopher | Report as abusive

C.Ronaldo was practicing his stepovers while driving the ferrari.

Posted by Five Times | Report as abusive

Ronaldo had a luck escape discuss the latest news here on the football forum

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