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Ronaldo The Best, Again

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the third player in the history of the Premiership to have won the Player of the Month award for two consecutive months.

Manchester United's Portuguese winger dazzled everyone with his outstanding displays and free-scoring form in December and it's no surprise he got Barclay's monthly award again, having secured it in November, too.

Only two previous players managed to win the award in two consecutive months and they are Robbie Fowler and Dennis Bergkamp. In terms of consecutive awards Ronaldo has left behind the likes of Eric Cantona, Alan Shearer or Thierry Henry who never managed to put together two such magnificent months in a row during their illoustrious career.

Ronaldo earned a dubious penalty at Middlesbrough, scored the final and decisive goal in the Manchester derby then he scored braces against Aston Villa, Wigan and Reading. His displays were largely responsible for United's successful festive period and he deserves most of the credit for our current six-point advantage.

'I am really pleased to win this award for the second month in a row,' Ronaldo told ManUtd.com.

'December was a busy and crucial period for us. The whole team is playing well at the moment and I am enjoying every minute of it. Let's hope we can continue our good work.'

Congratulations, Cristiano! It really could not go to anyone else this time.




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday January 11 2007

Time: 6:11PM

Your Comments

An amazing player with so much skill.Remember all the idiots that said he was a one trick wonder!!!!It was wonderful to see him at Roots Hall and I think we must be one of the only clubs this season to keep him faily quiet.Although it did take our keeper to make at least two amazing saves from him.Cheers
Ed Junior
And which club that would be? Anyway, I'd love to see all Spanish and Italian giants bid for him now! Spain, you're having a laugh...
midlothian99
The mighty Southend in the carling cup - sufc 1 Man U 0
Ed Junior
Oh, you embarassed us pretty much... that was surely Ronaldo's worst game of the season.
midlothian99
Played briliantly, but what about the unsung heroes like essien.!
Adilson
and it must have been Rooneys,Fletchers,Heinze etc etc worst game as well lol. Anyway I come in peace and I hope you go on and win the league.Cheers
Ed Junior
Essien is hardly an unsung hero... he's been praised throughout the last 4 months... deservedly, of course, he's the one who keeps Chelsea in the title race.
midlothian99
Although I watch Championship football until next year when it will probably be 1st division football I try to watch as much premiership as possible.What I have seen is that Ronaldo has been heads and tails above anyone else.Essien too has been great but I wouldn't say he is unsung.What about players like Bentley for Blackburn or Arteta for Everton?
Ed Junior
Bentley is a bit up-and-down at times, not the most consistent performer but he's capable of scintillating displays. Arteta is brilliant, managed to soften the blow of Tim Cahill's injury for Everton. I thought they would go into freefall without the Australian but they coped magnificently.
midlothian99
everytime i saw CR playing in the previous years , i'd look all those magnificent plays and no goals , or no real result(from the plays), but now he has finally got it , playing beautifully,and scoring(or assisting), congrats.
k_chelski
Hopefully our Freddy Eastwood will one day make the Premiersip! Untill then Congrat: C R...
Ed Junior
i dont think theres any doubt that ronaldo should of got this award his been the best player this season by far and he should go on to get the 20 goals i predicted at the start of the season . lets just hope rooney and saha get to 20 too
rooneyisgod
I still stand firm.. he's a very technically gifted player and has the ability to disguise what he's doing. If he cuts out the cheating he'll be brilliant and earn himself a heck of a lot more respect.
getintoem
he doesnt cheat often i dont know why people always say that. there are many more players who cheat more then him
rooneyisgod
 

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