Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has welcomed their Champions League draw against Cristiano Ronaldo's Real Madrid.
Sir Alex Ferguson will face Jose Mourinho in the Champions League last 16 after Manchester United were drawn against Real Madrid.
The game will also pitch Ronaldo against his former club for the first time since he left in a world record £80million deal in 2009.
Ferdinand was first to react to the draw on Twitter, writing: 'Oh yes, Madrid!! What a great couple a games that'll be!! @Cristiano see u soon bro!!'
That was followed by Ruud van Nistelrooy, who played for both.
He wrote: 'United or Madrid.. Who do I want to win? Played my heart out for them both. Proud to have played for both. #impossible #MayTheBestTeamWin.'
Draw in full:
Galatasaray v Schalke
Celtic v Juventus
Arsenal v Bayern Munich
Shakhtar Donetsk v Borussia Dortmund
AC Milan v Barcelona
Real Madrid v Manchester United
Valencia v Paris St-Germain
Porto v Malaga