Ruud van Nistelrooy talks his Man United career, Sir Alex Ferguson & life as a manager

I'm thrilled to share this incredible interview with the one and only Ruud van Nistelrooy brought to you by SkyBet. We’re in Holland at the home of PSV Eindhoven, where he now manages the first team.In this exclusive interview, Ruud opens up about his early career and how he first got into football. He also reveals how he nearly didn't sign for Manchester United due to a serious knee injury that threatened to derail his career.Ruud talks about his relationship with his former teammates and shares some great stories about the dressing room at United, giving us a behind-the-scenes look at what it was really like playing with myself, Keane, Beckham, and Scholes, as well as his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo.We delve into Ruud's international career with Holland, and discuss his time playing for Real Madrid, and what it was like to be part of such an iconic team.Finally, we talk about the future. He shares his aspirations for PSV and his own managerial career, giving us a glimpse into what the future holds.It was great to catch up with Ruud and this an absolute must-watch. So, make sure you hit that subscribe button and don't miss out on this incredible exclusive interview with the one and only Ruud van Nistelrooy.00:00-8:05 Early Life and Biggest Influences8:05-12:40 Career Lows12:40-19:01 Signing for Man Utd and Early Impressions19:01-26:56 Sir Alex Ferguson and the Man Utd Mentality26:56-33:52 Man Utd Exit and Cristiano Ronaldo 33:52-36:38 Signing for Real Madrid and Early Impressions 36:38-40:28 International Career and Major Tournaments40:28-52:30 Coaching and Management Hosted on Acast. See for more information.

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