Ronaldo immediately appeared as a starter when facing Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Saturday, September 11, 2021. His role was huge in the 4-1 win over the Magpies.
The Portuguese player posted a brace aka two goals against Newcastle in the 45+2 and 62 minutes. The other two goals were created by Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard. Meanwhile, the visitors were only able to reply through Javier Manquillo.
The happiness of getting three points was felt by Ronaldo with great enthusiasm. He expressed his pleasure to be back defending the team that raised his name.
Moreover, the warm welcome from the supporters who filled Old Trafford made him even more touched. Therefore, he hopes United's dream to be the best in England can be realized again and he will try hard to help make it a reality.
All he poured in a post on his personal Instagram account. He hinted at United's resurgence with him this season.
"My return to Old Trafford is a brief reminder of why this stadium is known as the Theatre of Dreams. For me, this place has always been a magical place where you can achieve everything you want," Ronaldo wrote.
"Together with all my team-mates and with the incredible support we have got from the stands, we are walking down the road forward with confidence and optimism that we will all celebrate together at the end of the season."
"Proud to be back at Manchester United and playing in the Premier League once again. But, on top of that, it's nice to be able to help the team. Come on, Devils!"
This victory took Mu up to the top of the standings with a collection of 10 points. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have a goal productivity over Chelsea who also packed similar points.