The most glamorous matchup in the knockout stage of the Champions League will kick off on Wednesday, as nine time champions Real Madrid clash with three-time champions Manchester United, in a mouth-watering fixture, that have story lines, only Hollywood can dream of.
Los Blancos finished second in Group D, three points adrift of first place Borussia Dortmund. The Red Devils won Group H, ending up 2 points ahead of Galatasaray.
The biggest story in this fixture is Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo playing against his former side for the first time, since he left the red side of Manchester back in 2009. While the first leg will take place at the majestic Bernabeu in Madrid, the second leg in Old Trafford will have a circus atmosphere as Ronaldo returns to England. The reaction he will get when he steps on the pitch will be akin to a hero’s welcome. Ronaldo…
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