And for Portugal, Ronaldo recently scored his 100th and 101st international goals. Manchester United had an excellent start in the Champions League group stage, beating PSG and Leipzig 7-1. 02:20 Flashback: Rooney and Ronaldo see off Spurs 01/10/2020 CC AD; 02:44 Best PL goals by Portuguese players 23/9/2020 CC AD; 01:57 Great opening weekend debuts: Ronaldo 05/9/2020 CC AD; 01:44 On this day - 20 Aug 2006: Man Utd 5-1 Fulham 20/8/2020; More Videos: Latest Player Videos In fact, today marks the 17th anniversary of when Ronaldo scored for United for the first time. Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes heaped praise on his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo after the Juventus star created history Tuesday. Cantona was a talismanic centre-forward who could have continued for a few more years at the highest level. However, as soon as Ronaldo came on as a substitute in the second game segment, the fate of the opponent was a foregone conclusion. The former England captain was a gifted workhorse who would always give 100 per cent for the cause and was happy putting a shift in wherever he was required. Watch the top moments of Manchester United play on Sky Sports. Dazzling wing-play was backed with regular assists and crucial goals. In the quarter finals, Portugal met England and, after Wayne Rooney’s sending off, Ronaldo became the pantomime villain for the English press. The club’s all-time leading goalscorer with 253 goals. On Saturday, San Sebastians temporarily lost the lead to Real Madrid, but on Sunday they defeated Celta on the road and won their fourth victory in a row in the national championship. Manchester United. ©2020 Manchester United FC Ltd Our website uses cookies and other similar technologies to improve our site and your online experience. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the all-time great footballers Manchester United records. At first, they were defeated with a minimum score from Brest, then they parted with Montpellier (1: 1), and then lost to Lyon - 1: 4. "Huge pride in this historical goal for our national team! Manchester United lost with a minimum score to Arsenal, having suffered their third defeat at the start of the season in the Premier League. He won it all during his time at Old Trafford and led by example with consistent, determined performances. Everything happened so quickly," Nani explained at the time. The last of our eight meetings with Porto came in 2009, and produced one of the all-time great United goals... Bruno Fernandes says Cristiano is always keen to find out how things are going at Old Trafford. Ward-Prowse, Gerrard and Ronaldo: Who is the best free-kick taker in Premier League history? At the end of last week, the club officially announced the COVID-19 cases in the team, without giving names. The Russian spent 78 minutes on the field, but failed to score points for performance. By continuing to use our website you consent to cookies being used. It was a great piece of play and I shouldn't have ruined it.". Cristiano Ronaldo plays the position Forward, is 35 years old and 185cm tall, weights 80kg. In the middle of the first half, the penalty was converted by Wissam Ben-Yedder, and a few minutes later Gelson Martins scored first, and then Kevin Folland. Cristiano Ronaldo has scored multiple goals as a substitute for club and country for the first time since he scored a brace for Manchester United, 14 years ago, against Wigan Athletic on December 26, 2006. We’ll send official updates direct from the club. The Frenchman became the 10th Red to score 50 times in the Premier League, but who else has reached the mark? Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the field after suffering a coronavirus and scored a brace in the Serie A match with Spice. "The story goes that Sir Alex was persuaded to buy Ronaldo - largely unknown when he signed as an 18-year-old for £12.24m in 2003 - by his players on the plane home from a pre-season friendly against Sporting. And the red-blacks extended their unbeaten streak to 24 games in all tournaments. There are other great players who spent longer at the club and scored more goals but none as iconic as Cantona. It's a goal you'll have seen plenty of times before, but @NanaKwart wants to watch it again - so do we! Edinson Cavani to become Man Utd's fourth best-paid player, Rooney to Man Utd: 'Don't sign Sancho, sign Kane! But the team's affairs in the Premier League are not going well so far. The Serb played 211 times in the league and was recognised for his leadership qualities when he was given the captain’s armband. Ronaldo, to his credit, refused to blame Nani. Over 600 appearances and nearly 20 years, he was a passionate leader for United, who struggled to replace the right-back when he left in 2011. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services.