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Former Real President Tips Ronaldo To Play In England Again

Calderon claims CR7 will turn out in England again.

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Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has revealed that he believes Cristiano Ronaldo will play in England again before calling time on his career, according to the London Evening Standard.

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Calderon was in charge of the Spanish giants between 2006 and 2009, when he was eventually replaced by Florentino Perez, and he has said that though “Ronaldo was born to play for Real Madrid,” he just does not envisage him finishing his career there.

“I do not think he will finish his career at Real,” Calderon said. “I feel that one day he will return to England.

“In Madrid, he is pleased with the city and the fans, but I think his relationship with Florentino Perez is not as good as it was with Alex Ferguson at Manchester United.

“Ronaldo loves father figures. With Florentino, he does not have that rapport. The relationship is bad or actually non-existent. He stays at Real despite the chairman.”

Calderon added: “Everyone in the world wants to have Cristiano in their team.”

Earlier this week Ronaldo saw off competition from Franck Ribery and perpetual rival Lionel Messi to claim the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for 2013.

He had been linked with a return to Manchester United over the summer, and even revealed that former teammate Rio Ferdinand had even tried to convince him to come back.

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