Cristiano Ronaldo made his second debut for Manchester United today as the Red Devils overcame Newcastle United 4-1.
The Portuguese legend’s first debut for United was memorable but arguably the second was even better.
Ronaldo scored twice and was easily United’s best player.
Social media lit up after the game with tributes for the amazing player.
‘It was not a dream..’
It was not a dream.. 🥰 pic.twitter.com/KSQIfSzZ40
— Cristiano Ronaldo News 7️⃣ (@CRonaldoNews) September 11, 2021
‘The greatest player the Premier League has ever seen is back with a bang at 36.’
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Newcastle. The greatest player the Premier League has ever seen is back with a bang at 36 👏 #MUFC
— UnitedReds (@UnitedRedscom) September 11, 2021
‘Do I speak for all football fans with a brain when I say that Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest football player of all time?’
‘I’m an honest Messi fan but i have to agree that Ronaldo scoring two goals on his debut unlike my idol has shown me the light. Ronaldo is the greatest of all time.’
i’m an honest messi fan but i have to agree that ronaldo scoring two goals in his debut unlike my idol has shown me the light. ronaldo is the greatest of all time. thank you ronaldo and manchester united for showing me the light 🙏
— dave (@castrovilIi) September 11, 2021
‘Two goals on his return to Old Trafford. Just another day in the office for @Cristiano’
Two goals on his return to Old Trafford.
— utdreport (@utdreport) September 11, 2021
‘Please doubt him all season. It’s what Ronaldo lives on.’
Please doubt him all season. It's what Ronaldo lives on. pic.twitter.com/kPuPXcjkcM
— United Peoples TV (@UnitedPeoplesTV) September 11, 2021
United star Marcus Rashford also joined in the adulation:
‘Like he never left @Cristiano’.
Like he never left 🤩👏🏾 @Cristiano
— Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) September 11, 2021
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said after the game ‘Solskjaer: “So happy for Ronaldo, the team and the supporters. You sensed the atmosphere around the club when he signed. He has delivered today.’
It was the stuff of dreams today at Old Trafford and Ronaldo will be hoping to keep his scoring record going as United head to Switzerland to play Young Boys in the Champions League on Tuesday.