Cristiano Ronaldo is officially heading to Manchester, but helium volition beryllium wearing reddish alternatively of blue.
A determination to Manchester City was antecedently reported arsenic a "done deal" connected Thursday. Instead, rival Manchester United confirmed connected Friday that the Portuguese megastar volition beryllium returning to Old Trafford.
Ronaldo's Juventus declaration was acceptable to tally retired adjacent June.
Ronaldo has earned 5 Ballon d’Ors, 5 Champions League titles, 7 league titles and implicit 30 large trophies passim his career. He won 3 Premier League titles during his archetypal stint with United from 2003 to 2009, scoring 118 goals successful 292 games.
He began his vocation with Sporting CP astatine 17 years aged earlier joining United successful 2003. The guardant moved to Real Madrid successful 2009 and played for the Spanish nine until 2018, erstwhile helium joined Juventus. Ronaldo helped pb the Italian juggernaut to 2 Serie A titles implicit 3 seasons.
Among Ronaldo’s caller teammates with United volition beryllium chap Portuguese prima Bruno Fernandes, who was 3rd successful the Premier League with 18 goals during the 2020-21 campaign.
Ronaldo is 1 of 2 all-time icons to power teams successful a three-week span. Lionel Messi moved to Paris St. Germain earlier this period aft 21 years with FC Barcelona.