Cristiano Ronaldo lost a game of ping pong to a former Manchester United teammate — and his reaction shows his extraordinary competitiveness

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo is an extraordinary competitor.
  • World Cup analyst Patrice Evra recently told an anecdote on ITV that drove home just how dedicated the Portugal striker is to winning.
  • Ronaldo lost a game of table tennis to former teammate Rio Ferdinand when they both played for Manchester United.
  • Ronaldo then bought a ping pong table, practiced relentlessly for two weeks, then challenged Ferdinand to a public rematch — which he won.
  • Ronaldo is currently hoping to lead Portugal to 2018 FIFA World Cup glory, and you can read all of Business Insider’s World Cup coverage here.


Cristiano Ronaldo is an extraordinary competitor.

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