Usain Bolt thanks Sir Alex Ferguson for 'bringing Cristiano Ronaldo back' as sprint legend watches Man Utd vs Villarreal

USAIN BOLT personally thanked Alex Ferguson for Cristiano Ronaldo's return as the sprint legend watched Manchester United tackle Villarreal.

Huge Red Devils' fan Bolt was back at Old Trafford after a lengthy absence and made a beeline for Fergie.

Legendary ex-United boss Ferguson helped secure 36-year-old Ron's shock re-signing from Juventus on

And eight-time Olympic gold medallist Bolt was as thrilled to finally see a United game as he is excited by Ron's return.

He told United's media team: "He helped to build the club and it was wonderful when he was here, the energy. So I'm happy he's back. 

"I just saw Alex Ferguson inside and I thanked him for bringing Cristiano back, so I'm happy about it.

"I'm happy to be here, I haven't been back to Old Trafford in a while.

"So I'm just happy to be here in the stands with everybody to watch the game."


Bolt has already predicted Portugal and ex-Real Madrid frontman  Ronaldo will play another six years.

The Jamaican told the BBC: “Cristiano demands a lot, so he will demand a lot from these players and it will only make them better. 

"He’s on a different level, he is a machine.

“I think he will play until he’s 42 because he will always be so fit and on a higher level to a lot of the younger players because of the work he puts in and the dedication he has.”

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