06 July 2009
Cristiano Ronaldo will sport the number ‘9’ shirt formerly worn by players of the likes of Alfredo di Stefano, Santillana and Hugo Sanchez. The last Madridista to don the number was Saviola, who was recently transferred.
As soon as Cristiano Ronaldo walked out of the dressing room tunnel and into the spotlight, one of the most asked questions was immediately answered. The Portuguese international will wear the number ‘9’, most recently sported by Saviola, who now plays for Benfica.
Cristiano Ronaldo will wear a number steeped in legend and previously worn by Di Stefano, Hugo Sanchez, Santillana and Ronaldo.