Ronaldo promotes Man U's Dubai Soccer School

Cristiano Ronaldo, star for English Premier League club Manchester United and for Portuguese , made a promotional visit to the Manchester United Soccer Schools facility at Al Wasl Sports Club in Dubai where he joined with students in a skills demonstration. "The only way any player can improve is through practice and it is great to see so many kids enjoying football and playing football the Manchester United way," he said, as quoted by Gulf News. MUSS is operated in Dubai by Dubai Sports City and since the first season last year, more than 1,200 youngsters have been able to experience the MUSS coaching philosophy, which is specially adapted from the coaching programme at Manchester United's Youth Academy. A permanent MUSS facility is being built at the Dubai Sports City and it is scheduled to begin operations in 2008.