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Anderson Proud Of Dinho Comparison

Anderson, signed from Porto in May, insists he's still got a long way to go before he would deserve to be compared to Ronaldinho.

Of course he does not envy the looks of Barcelona's genius but probably his World Cup winner's medal and Champions League trophy...

'I feel very proud by those comparisons but you have to remember that Ronaldinho is an established top class footballer who has been named the best player in the world twice,' the official website quotes him.

'He`s a great guy and a good friend of mine, but no two players are the same - Ronaldinho is Ronaldinho and Anderson is Anderson.

'It`s an honour to play alongside him, it`s something every footballer in the world would like to do. He`s a great player and I hope one day I can reach the level he is at now.'


Well, Anderson likes to drift in from the left, he's lightning fast, skilled and happy to play so he seems to be worthy of the comparisons - hopefully he'll prove it.

He also revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo's influence had played a major part in his move. I think we had guessed that.

'I`m good friends with Cristiano and he told me about the club and what a great place it is,' he told ManUtd.com. 'Joining United is a dream come true for any footballer in the world. I`m really excited to be here and hope I can do well.

'I heard about it some time ago through my agent but we thought it would be better for me to wait a little bit longer.

'I was doing well at Porto at the time and I knew that joining a club like United - one of the biggest clubs in the world with one of the best followings in the world - would bring its own pressure.

'But when they expressed an interest in me again in the summer I felt it was the right time and I was really excited to have the opportunity to play for such a great club.


The usual words, of course... But he also admitted that the original plan had been to leave him at Porto for another season to learn - just as Sir Alex said that we had bought him because of other clubs' interest.

The thing about pressure... that's the most difficult part, dear Anderson. I think he'll deal with it because I'm an optimist!

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Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday August 15 2007
Time: 12:32PM

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im looking forward to watching anderson play, alot of hype surrounded nani as he is a more established player but i am excited about what anderson can bring to the team. just hope he doesnt run down the same path as the last brazilian we had :)
united4life
15/08/2007 16:44:00
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Maybe he should play more footy, and stop telling everyone about how feckin best he is then?
Blue is the colour
15/08/2007 22:40:00
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"how feckin best he is". i think that statement proves what a moron BITC (h) is.
united4life
17/08/2007 11:53:00
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havent seen enough of him yet. hope he does well i like the boys nanni and anderson look like quality but we'll see.
rk1888
17/08/2007 12:38:00
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