Ronaldo thanks Anfield for ‘respect’ shown after death of baby boy

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo says he will never forget the “respect and compassion” showed by the Anfield crowd following the death of his baby boy. Manchester United and Liverpool fans united in a fan-led minute of applause in support of Ronaldo and his family during Tuesday’s league game. Liverpool supporters sang their club’s anthem ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ after seven minutes…

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Ronaldo scores hat-trick as United edge Norwich

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his second hat-trick in three Premier League games to boost Manchester United’s hopes of qualifying for next season’s Champions League at the expense of relegation-threatened Norwich at Old Trafford. Knowing victory would take them within three points of the top four, Ronaldo appeared to have put United in control when he scored twice in the opening 32…

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Cristiano Ronaldo sends message to teammates following Brighton win

Cristiano Ronaldo has sent a strong message to his Manchester United team-mates as he finally broke his nine-hour goal drought. The Portuguese superstar scored a brilliant goal to set United on their way and record their first win in four. His strike – ending a six-game barren spell that was his worst in front of goal since 2009 – came…

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Cristiano Ronaldo ends goal drought with a beauty against Brighton

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his six-game goal drought in sensational style as Manchester United beat 10-man Brighton at Old Trafford to move back into the Premier League’s top-four. Bruno Fernandes added a second as United broke from deep inside their own half in the final minute of injury-time. After a tepid opening period, Ronaldo struck six minutes into the second half.…

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Ronaldo becomes first player to score 800 top-level goals

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player in history to score 800 top-level career goals. He reached the milestone when he struck twice for Manchester United in a 3-2 win over Arsenal on Thursday. It was a typical Ronaldo response to recent suggestions that his style of play might not suit the pressing approach favoured by incoming interim manager Ralf Rangnick. Rangnick was…

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Ronaldo disputes Ballon d’Or organiser’s claim

Cristiano Ronaldo has accused the France Football editor of lying. The editor said the Portuguese’s only ambition was to retire with more Ballons d’Or than Lionel Messi. Ballon d’Or organiser Pascal Ferre made the claim to the New York Times. Paris St-Germain’s Messi won his seventh Ballon d’Or on Monday, with five-time winner Ronaldo voted sixth. “I always win for myself and…

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Ronaldo score late to rescue United again

Cristiano Ronaldo once again rescued Manchester United with a sensational late goal. He earned his side a draw against Atalanta that keeps them top of Champions League Group F. Ronaldo levelled in first-half added time as United was trailing 1-0. He then volleyed in from outside the box in added time for his second of the night to earn United…

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Ronaldo expecting twins with Georgina Rodriguez

Manchester United’s Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has given his fans reason to celebrate after what has been a gloomy week. Through a joint post on Instagram yesterday, the 36-year-old and his stunning partner, Spanish model Georgina Rodriguez revealed they were expecting twins, as they shared a photo of themselves holding baby scan photos. Having moved from Juventus in Italy and now settling back…

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‘I am not here for a vaccation’ – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says he has not returned to Manchester United for a vacation. The Portugal captain is preparing for his Old Trafford homecoming on Saturday. During his first spell with the Red Devils, the 36-year-old scored 118 goals in 292 games over six successful years in the North West. “I am capable,” Ronaldo told the club’s official website. “I am…

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Ronaldo spends first day at Carrington training ground

Cristiano Ronaldo has spent his first day back at Manchester United’s Carrington training ground. This follows his £20m switch from Juventus on deadline day. Ronaldo was granted permission to return to Manchester last Thursday. He picked up a suspension while on international duty with Portugal. The 36-year-old had to quarantine for five days upon his return to England. But finally…

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