Cristiano Ronaldo, the best man for super-agent Jorge Mendes
Cristiano Ronaldo will be the best man at the wedding of football agent Jorge Mendes, who is regarded as the most powerful man in football world. Mendes will marry Sandra Barbosa on Sunday in Porto.
New Delhi: Cristiano Ronaldo will be the best man at the wedding of football agent Jorge Mendes, who is regarded as the most powerful man in football world. Mendes will marry Sandra Barbosa on Sunday in Porto.
According to a report in Portuguese daily, Jornal de Noticias, the Real Madrid front-man will perform the nuptial rituals for the 'super-agent' in front of a congregation of some 300 guests.
The report said that the high-profile wedding will take place at the Sao Joao Baptista church in Porto's upmarket district, Foz, with the reception planning at one of the most famous museums in Portugal's second-largest city.
Besides the World Player of the Year Ronaldo, the 49-year-old manages some of the biggest names in football, including Diego Costa, Jose Mourinho, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Carlos Queiroz, Fabio Coentrao, Pepe, Angel Di Maria, Radamel Falcao, Ricardo Carvalho, Nani, David de Gea and Victor Valdes.
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson once described Mendes as the best football agent he has dealt with. And the Portuguese is believed to wield substantial power in some of the biggest clubs, including Real Madrid and United.
Mendes had wedded Barbosa at a civil ceremony in 2005 and have three children together. He also has a daughter from the previous marriage to Fernanda Farinha.