OFFICIAL: Cristiano Ronaldo Signs Manchester United's Contract
Cristiano Ronaldo has officially signed a two-year deal with Manchester United with an option to extend for a further year. This is the second time he will sign for the Old Trafford club. The player left the Manchester club in 2009 for Real Madrid before joining Juventus in 2019.
Manchester United confirmed the signing on its website on Tuesday, August 31st, 2021. The club expressed its delight at the signing of Ronaldo. The winger spoke on the club's website, expressing his delight and how it was a straightforward decision for him to rejoin the club.
He also said he can not wait to meet the players after the international break and playing before the fans at Old Trafford.
Manchester United is a club that has always had a special place in my heart, and i have been overwhelmed by all the messages I have received since the announcement on Friday. I cannot wait to play at Old Trafford in front of a full stadium and see all the fans again. I'm looking forward to joining up with the team after the international games, and I hope we have a successful season ahead.
The club manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, also gave a lot of accolades to the Portuguese and also expressed to desire to have him play for the club again.
You run out of words to describe Cristiano. He is not only a marvellous player, but he is also a great human being. To have desire and the ability to play at the top level for such a long period requires a very special person. I have no doubt that he will continue to impress us all and his experience will be so vital for the young players in the squad. Ronaldo's return demonstrates the unique appeal of this club and I am absolutely delighted he is coming home, where it all started.
Cristiano Ronaldo is coming to Old Trafford as a five-time Ballon D'or winner, has over 30 major trophies to his name, including five UEFA Champions League titles, four FIFA Club World Cups, seven League titles, in England, Italy, and Spain, and the UEFA European Championship with Portugal.