Wayne Rooney reveals why he took Cristiano Ronaldo to McDonald’s for Huge Mac whereas pair have been collectively at Manchester United

Wayne Rooney has revealed how he took Cristiano Ronaldo to McDonald’s for a Huge Mac within the early phases of his Manchester United profession as his former teammate tried to realize weight.

The pair performed collectively at Previous Trafford for 5 years, earlier than Ronaldo earned a then-world-record £80million transfer to Actual Madrid in 2009.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney received three Premier League titles collectively at Man United

The Portugal captain, who scored 107 targets in 290 appearances for the Crimson Devils, was eager to extend his weight within the early days of his Premier League profession as he had a really slight body.

And Rooney got here up with an uncommon approach – for footballers anyway.

He advised The Instances: “With Cristiano, once I first obtained to United we used to go to video games and coaching collectively.

“I keep in mind the night time earlier than a recreation stopping off at McDonald’s as a result of he needed a Huge Mac.

“He was making an attempt to place weight on as a result of he was so skinny.

“I used to be driving the automobile, having to undergo the drive-through to get him a Huge Mac!”

Ronaldo arrived at United in 2003 with a really slight construct

Rooney’s plan clearly labored as each he and Ronaldo went on to win three Premier League titles and a Champions League trophy throughout their time collectively at United.

Regardless of turning 35 final month, Ronaldo stays one of many world’s health and healthiest footballers.

Rooney added: “With 4 youngsters I don’t know the way he matches that in.

“You’ve obtained Ronaldo, who seems 1,000,000 {dollars}, whereas I’ve by no means had one of the best physique, however I can play 90 minutes, I can prepare day-after-day.

“I’ve no worries bodily. After I do, I’ll cease.”

Ronaldo continues to be going robust in Europe with Juventus, whereas Rooney is plying his commerce with Derby within the Championship.

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