It was phenomenal for the Red devils as Ronaldo’s debut stats after dream Manchester United return ended in a glorious victory for the Ole Gunna’s squad.
Cristiano Ronaldo made it to the starting XI for the club’s first match after his signing and the international break, he played 90 minutes+ and scored a brace as the Red Devils sealed the game with a 4-1 victory over Newcastle United.
There was an uproar at Old Trafford when fans and supporters caught a glimpse of the Portuguese star arriving at the stadium for the match.
The former Real Madrid and Juventus star put United on the lead with a first-half goal just at stoppage time and opened the scoreboard again in the second half with a lethal strike from the left foot to lift the United spirit for a victory.
Cristiano Ronaldo debut stats against Newcastle United
- 62 touches
- 17 final third passes completed
- 8 touches in opp. box
- 6 shots
- 4 penalty area entries
- 2 ball recoveries
- 2 shots on target
- 2 goals
- 1 chance created
Meanwhile, Ronaldo posted on Instagram stating:
“For me, it has always been a magical place where you can achieve everything you set your mind to.
“Along with all my teammates and with the amazing support that we always get from the stands, we face the road ahead with confidence and optimism that we’ll all be celebrating together in the end.
“Proud to be back at Man. United and playing in the Premier League once again, but above all, happy to help the team!
“Let’s go, Devils!”