The match against Newcastle United was centered on Ronaldo, who returned to compete at United after a long time.


This week the sports news was enlivened with the results of Cristiano Ronaldo's debut in the English Premier League. The Manchester United striker returned to compete at the Old Trafford stadium to defend his youth club and had positive results.

The match against Newcastle United was centered on Ronaldo, who returned to compete at United after a long time. This inaugural match even made British football figures come to watch. Call it Sir Alex Ferguson, Ronaldo's former coach when he was first at United.

The course of Ronaldo's first game was slow. United's attacks were blocked by Newcastle defenders well. Several times even Newcastle United carried out attacks that endangered United's goal.

The deadlock broke towards the end of the first half. Ronaldo managed to register his name on the scoreboard after receiving the ball from the Newcastle goalkeeper. The score of one blank lasts until the first half is over.


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The match in the second half was fast. Newcastle immediately pressed and scored Javier Manquillo's goal. But this did not last long; a quick attack that started from Luke Shaw made Ronaldo again listed his name on the scoreboard and made the match 2-1.

For the rest of the game, United continued to attack. Bruno Fernandez, who received a pass from Paul Pogba, kicked the ball into the corner of the goal. United lead 3-1. When the game was about to finish, Jesse Lingard again added United's goals and made it 4-1.

A separate note for Ronaldo's debut back in uniform for Manchester United. Ronaldo, 36 years and 218 days old, is the second oldest player to score two goals in the Premier League. Previously, Graham Alexander in 2010 scored twice while playing for Burnley against Hull City at the age of 38 years and 182 days.

Ronaldo is also the second oldest player to score for Manchester United in the Premier League. Previously, Ryan Giggs was at 39 years and 86 days as the oldest player to score against QPR in February 2013.

On another note, Ronaldo scored for the first time in the Premier League after the last in May 2009 against Manchester City. There are 12 years and 124 days for Ronaldo to score again with Manchester United.

Ronaldo himself recorded 200 times scoring two or more goals in one game. While with Sporting CP once, Manchester United 27 times, Real Madrid 122 times, Juventus 23 times, and the Portugal national team 27 times.


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Total with two goals yesterday, Ronaldo collected 85 goals in the Premier League. Throughout his professional career, he scored 480 goals in the league, 675 goals at club level, and 786 goals during his professional career.

After the game against Newcastle, Ronaldo praised the magic of Old Trafford and the support of the fans. He hopes to present the Premier League title, which has not been to United for 8 years.

"My comeback to Old Trafford is just a quick reminder of why this stadium is known as the Theater of Dreams. For me, this stadium has always been a magical place where you can achieve everything you want in your mind," Ronaldo said in a post on social media.

"Together with our team-mates and the incredible support we have from the stands, we face the road ahead with confidence and optimism that we can celebrate together at the end of the competition. I am proud to be back at Manchester United and playing in the Premier League. League once again. But above all, very happy to be able to help the team. Come on Devils," said Ronaldo.

Ronaldo said he was very nervous about being at Old Trafford again. However, in the early minutes, many did not see Ronaldo, who seemed not comfortable playing.

"I was so nervous, maybe I didn't show it. But I'm nervous. But as I said, the welcome was great. I'm here to win games and help the team. I feel proud, I will give everything to make them proud of me," Ronaldo said.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that Ronaldo's presence made fans dream of winning the Premier League title again. The Norwegian coach praised the forward's performance after the final whistle.

"I feel very happy for Ronaldo, the team and the fans. It feels like the past. It's special. Ronaldo is a special man and player for us in the history of this club," said Solskjaer.


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Ole revealed that Ronaldo's presence was felt since he signed the contract. The Portuguese striker created big and deadly moments. Ronaldo is dangerous in the opposition box and has lifted the condition of the team and everyone around him.

Ronaldo's performance was also commented on by his team-mate Bruno Fernandes. He is also a partner in the Portugal national team. He can already predict the impact Ronaldo will have on the team.

"Everyone knows what Ronaldo has brought for the club and we are very happy. The most important thing, as he said, is the result for the team. Great players can always play well together," said Fernandes.

United's victory over Newcastle helped their position in the Premier League standings. United is currently ranked first above Chelsea and Manchester City. A condition that United fans have wanted for a long time and hopefully can last until the end of the season.


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