- Portugal cruised to a routine 3-0 win over Azerbaijan on Tuesday evening
- One stand out event during the game was the mobbing of Bruno Fernandes from eager fans
- Fans surrounded the Manchester United superstar towards the end of the game, begging for selfies
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Manchester United maestro Bruno Fernandes on Tuesday, September 7 felt the love from his ardent fans, albeit by force, as he was surprised by several pitch invaders in the win over Azerbaijan.
In the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal were still too strong for their opponents as they cruised to a comfortable 3-0 win.
Bernardo Silva, Andre Silva and Diogo Jota got on the score sheet to ensure Portugal stayed top of Group A.
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Notably, Bruno Fernandes was heavily involved in two of the goals scored on the day and his performances attracted some fans, who decided to take their chances for a selfie.
Moments before the end of the game, four fans ran onto the pitch and surrounded the Portuguese star, asking for selfies.
Oddly enough, security were in no hurry to get the pitch invaders away from the Manchester United star.
They got what they came for and luckily enough, they were only there for selfies amid the risk footballers face when fans randomly run up to them.
Van Dijk snubs fan during presser
A similar incident was witnessed over the weekend when Liverpool ace Virgil Van Dijk pushed away a fan who was clearly eager to take a picture with him after the game against Norway.
The Liverpool defender had just led the Netherlands to a frustrating 1-1 draw against Norway in which Erling Haaland was among the goalscorers
A visibly annoyed Van Dijk was having an interview with Dutch Television at the time and had little patience for the overzealous supporter.
Bruno to link up with Ronaldo at Carrington
Meanwhile, Bruno Fernandes is set to link up with Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United’s Carrington training grounds later in the week.
Cristiano left the Portugal camp early after picking up a suspension in his side’s 2-1 win over Ireland and after the mandatory self-isolation for five days, he engaged in his first training session as a Manchester United player on Tuesday, September 7.
United face Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday, September 11.