Christian Ronaldo's Bentley for sale
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The Bentley 6.0-litre 603bhp W12 coupe is available for $137,500
While Cristiano Ronaldo tried to steer his Real Madrid side towards Champions League glory on Tuesday evening, you could buy one of the cars he previously used to turn up in at Manchester United's training ground.
That's because a 2008 Bentley Continental GT Speed formerly owned by the Portuguese ace when he played in England has gone up for sale on AutoTrader.
The car, which has 36,500 miles on the clock, is listed for $137,500 - far from the $423,000 the three-time Ballon d'Or winner most likely paid eight years ago - and has been made available on the eve of Ronaldo's first-leg semi-final clash with United's local rivals, City.
A collectible car in itself, this 603bhp beauty has the added resale value of first being owned by the slick Real Madrid superstar.
Not the only Bentley owned by CR7, this was the motor he turned to after writing off a Ferrari 599 GTB in 2009.
It was also pictured getting a parking ticket only days after he destroyed his Italian sports car.
Portuguese soccer superstar Christian Ronaldo in action on the field. Picture/Getty Images
According to the seller, A&R Carriages of Croydon, the 6.0-litre W12 GT Speed has been meticulously looked after and boasts a full Bentley service history.
Finished in a deep blue, it looks almost untouched from the days of having the world's highest paid footballer's bottom parked in it.
And the Ronaldo posterior would have been exceptionally comfortable too. The interior features beautifully stitched beige leather sports seats and a smattering of walnut across the dashboard
Unlike other footballer-owned vehicles, little has been done in terms of personalising it. In fact, there's no 'Ronaldo' or '7' stitch-work in sight.
Around the time Ronaldo would have purchased the car, the Bentley Continental GT Speed retailed for $290,800 - that's just $36,000 more than the Real Madrid top goal scorer in history earned back then.
But it's likely he would have paid closer to the region of $423,000 for the car in 2008, with the range-topping sound system and enormous spoked wheels suggesting Mr Ronaldo had ticked most of the items on the optional extras list available at the time.
According to reports, Ronaldo sold the car, along with a 2004 Mercedes C-Class, to a Manchester United fan for $243,000 in August 2009, meaning it has almost halved in value since then.
He shouldn't have been late to any training sessions either - the Continental GT Speed has a 0-62mph time of just 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 202mph.
Fortunately, it looks like Ronaldo avoided coming a cropper coming through any Manchester tunnels, as he did in his Ferrari.
- Daily Mail