Manchester United fans have been looking back at Cristiano Ronaldo’s first goal for the club as Friday marked the anniversary.
The Old Trafford faithful were in need of a goal and were 1-0 down at home to Portsmouth in the Premier League.
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The Portuguese forward, as an 18-year-old, used the occasion to open his account for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side.
The Scottish manager completed the deal for the teenager for a fee of just £12.24m from Sporting Lisbon and he was presented with the No. 7 shirt, formerly worn by David Beckham who moved to Real Madrid shortly before the deal.
Ferguson described Ronaldo as one of the most exciting young players he’d ever seen at the time and his instinct was not wrong.
— United Xtra (@utdxtra) November 1, 2019
Supporters collectively rejoiced as they saw footage of Ronaldo’s first goal for the club and showed their appreciation on social media.
Here you will find some of the best responses from Manchester United fans:
The rest is history
— KING WINCHESTER 👑 (@KwasiWuKong) November 1, 2019
— king Balo (@Coolprecy1) November 1, 2019
Once an Angel, Now a Terminator ❤🐐❤
— iKessie (@iKessie10) November 1, 2019
This dude ain’t human
— JeanMukanya (@Jean20263988) November 1, 2019
— MUFC (@MUFC_News_07) November 1, 2019
Still remember the game 🔥🔥🔥
— PR 🇲🇾 (@mynameisparam1) November 1, 2019
what a player 😍 cr always hero
— Maxamëđ Naazîr (@MaxameNaazir) November 1, 2019
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Voice of jon champion the great
— VINLAN (@1VINLAN) November 1, 2019