Manchester United took a 2-1 lead in the changing rooms in the first half against Norwich City at Old Trafford as the Red Devils looked to press for last place in the Champions League, and star striker Cristiano Ronaldo was once again pivotal point for Ralph Rangnick’s men.
The great Portuguese got a double for United When hit within 8 minutes Before adding his second goal in the 32nd minute, giving the hosts a comfortable and deserved 2-0 lead before Norwich pulled the difference in stoppage time through Kieran Doyle.
But it wasn’t just two regular goals for Ronaldo this afternoon, it marked another defining moment for a man and career that will go down in history as one of the greatest the game has ever seen.
16- Cristiano Ronaldo has so far scored more than 20 goals for the club in 16 consecutive seasons in all competitions. longevity. pic.twitter.com/tvcRecBamA
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Upon achieving his second goal in the afternoon, it was the 16th consecutive season that Ronaldo scored more than 20 goals for the club.
Despite turning 37 a little over two months ago, the Manchester United star continues his scoring legacy that some might not have expected to witness despite the way he captured Sir Alex Ferguson while still at Sporting Lisbon at the age of 18 general. Old or old.
Although this was his lowest goal since the 2005-06 season when he found the net on 12 occasions in 47 combined matches, from the following 2006-07 season onwards, Ronaldo was regularly one of the highest-grossing scorers. In Europe while he hit an impressive 40 goals nine times along the way.
And with rumors swirling that Eric Ten Hag – widely likely to be the man to take over the touchline at Old Trafford from Ralph Rangnick in the summer – He gave the green light to Ronaldo to leave the club In the summer, Manchester United fans may only have a little time to savor the exploits of the Portuguese icon. But you will taste.
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