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Cristiano Ronaldo: Pele sends message to Portugal star after his return to Manchester United was confirmed | Football News

Cristiano Ronaldo and Pele have taken to social media to praise each other's goalscoring exploits

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Brazil legend Pele sent a good luck message on social media to Cristiano Ronaldo after his transfer from Juventus back to Manchester United was confirmed.

Ronaldo’s return to Old Trafford was made official on Deadline Day, and the five-time Balon d’Or winner posted an emotional message to the fans saying he is back where he belongs.

Pele commented on the Portugal star’s post: “There is no better feeling than conquering the world and returning home. Always be happy, Cristiano.”

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Cristiano Ronaldo posted an emotional message to the Manchester United fans after his return to the club was confirmed – and included a special line to former manager Sir Alex Ferguson

Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 292 games for United between 2003 and 2009, winning three Premier League titles, the Champions League, the FA Cup and two League Cups.

“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,” Ronaldo said.

“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 very successful season ahead.”

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Jamie Carragher believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United is great news for the Premier League and the Portugal star will have a significant impact on all of the players within Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s dressing room

Pele in good health after routine exams

Pele said on Tuesday that he was undergoing routine exams in hospital and that he was in good health, denying a report of a more serious health issue.

He wrote on social media: “Guys, I didn’t faint and I’m in very good health. I went for my routine exams, which I had not been able to do before because of the pandemic.”

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A representative for Pele said he would be released from the hospital on Tuesday.

The 78-year-old had received treatment in hospital in Paris back in April after suffering from a severe urinary infection.



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