The Portuguese star, Cristiano Ronaldo, arrived today, Friday, in Manchester, in order to start his career with the Manchester United team, with whom he signed a two-year contract, coming from Italian Juventus during the summer transfer season.
The official United website indicated that Ronaldo arrived in Manchester days after completing his transfer to the Red Devils, and was greeted upon his arrival at a special lounge at the airport by the Scotsman Darren Fletcher, his former teammate and current sporting director of the club.
The site indicated that Ronaldo will start training with the team of Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at the training headquarters “Carrington” next week.
The Newcastle United match in the English Premier League on September 11 will witness Ronaldo’s first appearance with the team, before playing the Champions League campaign in the Swiss capital, Bern, three days later, against the Young Boys team.
And United had announced that Ronaldo would wear his favorite No. 7 shirt with the team, during the current season, after contracting him officially during the summer transfer season for two seasons..
Ronaldo left the Portuguese national team camp a few hours after the match yesterday, Wednesday, against Ireland, which ended with the victory of the first with two goals, in the European qualifiers for the World Cup, in a match that witnessed the brilliance of the Don and scored two consecutive goals that exceeded the number of goals of the Iranian international against Daei. He became the all-time leading scorer with 111 goals.
Portugal announced the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from the national team camp after receiving a second yellow card in the qualifiers against Ireland, and thus he will miss the Azerbaijan match next Tuesday in the qualifiers.