Ronaldo recalls Man United's Champs League win over Chelsea with photo

Ronaldo recalls Man United's Champs League win over Chelsea with photo

- Cristiano Ronaldo tasted his first European glory with Man United in 2008

- The forward was part of the club's squad that beat Chelsea to win the Champions League

- He played an integral part through the campaign, scoring 42 goals across all competitions

- His impressive performances also saw him win his very first Ballon d'Or award

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Cristiano Ronaldo has reminisced Man United's incredible UEFA Champions League title win over Chelsea in Moscow back in 2008.

The win was Ronaldo's first Champions League medal in his football career, winning it nearly five years after his move to Old Trafford from Sporting Lisbon.

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Regarded as his finest season at the Theatre of Dreams, the lethal forward netted 42 goals across all competitions as he led United to the finals of the continental competition.

They eventually set up a date with Premier League rivals Chelsea in the penultimate of the tournament played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia.

And whereas Ronaldo scored the opener during the tie, Frank Lampard went on to score the equaliser to force the clash into the shootouts.

However, the Portuguese talisman was outfoxed by Petr Cech during the penalties and needed his team-mates to bail him out to lay hands on the title.

Ronaldo recalls Man United's Champions League title win over Chelsea with iconic photo

Cristiano Ronaldo bites his winners medal following United's victory over Chelsea at the Luzhniki Stadium. Photo: Getty Images.
Source: Getty Images

Nevertheless, with the 12th anniversary happening earlier last week, Ronaldo recently took to Instagram to reflect on the historic night.

The Juve star shared a photo of the post-match celebrations along with the European trophy and even tagged Man United's official account.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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