Manchester United has signed Cristiano Ronaldo to a two-year contract.
Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese soccer star, signed a two-year contract with Manchester United on Tuesday, the English Premier League club said.
Ronaldo’s transfer from Italian Serie A club Juventus was first confirmed by the Red Devils on Friday. A one-year option is included in his contract.
“Manchester United has always held a particular place in my heart, and the comments I have received since the announcement on Friday have been overwhelming,” Ronaldo said in a statement.
“I can’t wait to play in front of a packed stadium and see all the supporters again at Old Trafford. I’m excited to rejoin the team after the international games, and I’m looking forward to a strong season ahead.”
Between 2003 and 2009, Ronaldo, 36, scored 118 goals in 292 games for Manchester United. He played for Real Madrid in Spain’s La Liga from 2009 until 2018.
In 2018, Ronaldo joined Juventus. In slightly over three seasons with the club, he scored 101 goals.
Ole Gunnar Solkjaer, the Red Devils’ coach, observed, “You run out of words to describe Cristiano.” “Not only is he a fantastic footballer, but he is also a wonderful human being. It takes a particular kind of individual to have the passion and talent to play at the highest level for such a long time.
“I have no doubt that he will continue to impress us all, and his expertise will be invaluable to the squad’s younger members. Ronaldo’s return exemplifies the club’s special attraction, and I am overjoyed that he is returning to the place where it all began.”
“Everyone who knows me is aware of my unwavering devotion to Manchester United,” Ronaldo said on Instagram on Tuesday.
“The years I spent in this club were incredible, and the road we forged together is immortalized in gold letters in the annals of this magnificent and amazing organization.
“I can’t even begin to express how I feel right now, as my return to Old Trafford is being proclaimed throughout the world. After all the times I’ve returned to play against Man United, and even as an opponent, I’ve always felt such love and respect from the fans in the stands, it’s like a dream come true. This is unquestionably… Article Summary from Nokia News