Octopus among list of meals Ronaldo handed to Man United chefs and causing a stir among other players

Octopus among list of meals Ronaldo handed to Man United chefs and causing a stir among other players
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Manchester United super star, Cristiano has according to Mirror this Sunday has persuaded club chefs to put his favourite foods on the training ground menu at the canteen.

A huge factor in how the 36-year-old continues to operate at the highest level – and his confidence that he can play into his 40s – is his strict, specific diet which allows him to eat up to six times a day.

Ronaldo has been asked by those at the Carrington canteen for a list of his preferred foods – which included a traditional Portuguese stew called Bacalhau, consisting of salt cod and eggs, a dish that is thought to have gone down well with his United teammates.

However, a number of other dishes were not so popular.

One United source told the Sun: “He also loves octopus, but most of the lads won’t go there – even if it clearly works for Ronny!

“Cristiano is very much into his proteins, stuff like slices of ham, eggs and avocados, and the chefs are trying to help him with a little taste of home.”

The diet that Ronaldo follows is so effective the United star holds confidence that he will be able to continue his playing career well into his 40’s.

Upon Ronaldo’s arrival, back-up goalkeeper Lee Grant explained to talkSPORT how the Portugal superstar’s food habits – including no alcohol and no Friday night puddings – are already influencing the rest of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad.

“This was Friday night in the group hotel,” Grant explained.

“So, as you guys will be aware, you finish your dinner and usually on a Friday night you’ve got a few cheat stuff out.

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