An official announcement was updated by Manchester United that they have successfully recruited the Portuguese superstar with a 2-year contract with an option to extend for 1 year if a mutual agreement is reached.
MU paid a fee much less than the last time Cristiano Ronaldo signed a transfer contract with Juventus, with a figure of about £88 million/year.
Cristiano Ronaldo made fans fall back with his decision to return to MU
CR7 fans couldn’t believe it when he saw himself updating the news that he was very excited and looking forward to returning soon with his former teammates. The place where his peak playing career originated.
The text of his sharing on his personal page: “I can’t wait to set foot on Old Trafford – an epic stadium. And I’m really looking forward to seeing all the fans again.More than that, the desire to integrate with the team after international matches is always burning in me. And in the end, I hope we will have a successful season.”
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What does MU pay to get Ronaldo?
The detailed list of fees will never be published by the clubs to the outside, even MU is no exception. Not to mention the cost of travel, meals during the contract period, medical examination costs, etc.
With a real desire to own CR7, MU spent a lot of money to connect with his agent – Jorge Mendes. The main purpose is to recruit him to the team if he intends to leave Juventus. MU is always ready to welcome his return.
To reach the final deal, MU pledged to pay 15 million euros (£12.9 million) and 8 million euros (£6.9 million) for CR7’s additional requirements.
When was the first time Ronaldo played at MU?
2003-2009: MU successfully recruited a Portuguese player for the first time when the male player was only 18 years old. The transfer fee of 12.24 million pounds for the controversial contract when recruiting a young player.
The media and fans raised a lot of doubts about Ronaldo’s talent. As a young striker in the team that played at that time, fortunately for MU when they accidentally discovered CR7’s talent after participating in a match of Ronaldo with his Sporting CP teammate. CR7 proved his class and natural talent right in the first matches at Old Trafford.
Ronaldo’s special ability to play football gradually became known to many people, and many clubs expressed their desire to recruit superstars: Valencia, Liverpool, Juventus, Inter Milan, Parma and Barcelona, etc. They watched every game of CR7 and wanted to get him, but the salary and terms they offered did not convince CR7. Coach Ferguson proposed an attractive salary, successfully recruited the talented young player Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s current form is not as high as before
Playing for the Red Devils when Ronaldo turned 36 years old, with a player at this age few will keep his peak form as before. Ronaldo too, his performance at the present time has decreased a lot compared to before, even though he was and is a legend in the football world. CR7 can win a match with his teammates, but he can’t beat his age.
The number of goals Ronaldo has scored since the 2003 season until now
Since moving to Old Trafford, Ronaldo has only scored 29 goals in Serie A.His goal-scoring performance decreased, but it was a fact that he still scored more goals than an average player playing in the Serie A.
Two names that have scored more goals than Ronaldo are: Lionel Messi (30 goals) and Robert Lewandowski (41 goals). CR7 could not prevent the decline of Manchester United, spent a season MU kept a poor record with 4th place on the rankings.
What achievements has Ronaldo achieved in his career?
⧭ World Footballer of the Year: 2007-2008, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2015-2016, 2016-2017.
⧭ GSA Player of the Year: 2010-2011, 2013- 2014, 2015- 2016, 2016-2017.
⧭ Shortlisted for FIFPro Young Player of the Year: 2003-2004.
⧭ FIFA World Player of the Year 2007-2008.
⧭ European Golden Shoe: 2007-2008, 2010-2011, 2013-2014, 2014-2015.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth now
As of 2022, Cristiano Ronaldo’s net worth is estimated at around $500 million.
As a football superstar with a huge income, Ronaldo is also a famous brand player. He is willing to pay large sums of money to own a valuable item. Famous for being a liberal in spending, CR7 is a regular customer of major brands in the world.
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