On 11-Aug-2017 In Sports
When referee Mike Dean will blow the whistle at the Emirates on August 11, 2017, it will mark the start of the 26th Premier League season. During these 26 years, we’ve seen the meteoric rise of many teams, the downfall of once the kings of Premier League, a Russian oligarch single handily changing the way football clubs are run, but above all we’ve seen the rise of a dynasty, a dynasty in the name of Manchester United. Manchester United over the years had many amazing players. From Steve Bruce to Roy Keane to Eric Cantona to David Beckham to Paul Scholes. But ask any Manchester United fan who’s the Prince in their version of Hamlet and chances are that the name of a certain Cristiano Ronaldo will pop up. So we at WittyFeed would like to present you with 7 amazing Cristiano Ronaldo moments in a Manchester United jersey to hype you up for the upcoming Premier League season.
18 years of age, standing over a dead ball, wearing the number 7 shirt whose previous bearer was a certain Mr, David Beckham who had a certain knack of scoring from free kicks, no pressure kid! Ronaldo bends one from the free kick marking his debut goal for Manchester United.
Ronaldo made a name for himself for scoring spectacular free kicks during his Manchester United career, but do you know where it all started? Right here.
The season before, Arsenal did the unthinkable, which was winning the Premier League title undefeated. Because of that feat, they were given a golden trophy instead of a silver one and the title of 'The Invincibles'. Although they did lose a match away from home the following season, they were on a 21-month unbeaten home run. That was until Cristiano Ronaldo stepped up the ante. Manchester United trailed 2-0 and made a spectacular comeback and who scored the go ahead goal? Cristiano Ronaldo, watch it here.
He just loves getting under the skin of Arsenal players, doesn't he? Ronaldo absolutely embarrassed that defender.
Well, what should we say about it apart from it was outrageously ingenious! Manchester United forced a corner in the 16th minute. Ryan Giggs slightly overhits the corner, the Villa defender to his dismay heads it towards Ronaldo and guess what? Ronaldo makes him pay. Ronald, with his cat like reactions, used the inside of his heel and past the goalkeeper. Watch the goal here.
The only time Ronaldo scored a hat trick in the Premier League was this time when he dismantled Newcastle United. Ronaldo scored three of the six goals vs Newcastle United and in our opinion, remains the second most memorable moment in the Premier League. And the number one is...
Something out of the planet! Cristiano Ronaldo had 25 yards, a wall of six Portsmouth players and a goalkeeper between him and the goal and what did he do? He absolutely rifled the ball at the top corner. There was no way goalkeeper David James could move and till this day remains his most memorable Premier League moment in a Manchester United shirt.
What an absolute cracker! Ronaldo from about 35 yards found the net.
Who could forget this astonishing header vs Chelsea in the Champions League final 2008? Watch it here.
Who could forget THIS goal vs Porto.