- Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother attended Manchester United vs Newcastle United showdown at the Old Trafford
- Her son put up a man-of-the-match performance scoring two goals helping the Red Devils to win 4-1
- The entire Theatre of Dreams was agog following Ronaldo’s performance that his mum was reduced to tears
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Cristiano Ronaldo put up a 5-star performance leading Manchester United to the summit of the English Premier League table following a brace against Newcastle United, SunSport reports.
The five-time Ballon d’or winner found the back of the net twice on his second debut in English topflight that his mother was reduced to tears.
Ronaldo’s mom Aviero Dolores flew into Manchester after her son seemingly changed his mind having earlier banned her from seeing big games.
He sent a private jet to bring her to the UK ahead of his second Premier League debut.
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Dolores Aviero posted a picture of herself heading to the UK aboard a private jet to meet with Ronaldo and his family.
The Portuguese striker returned to Manchester United as he reaches the twilight of his career after a £12.85million deal with Juventus on transfer deadline day.
And the superstar hit the ground running opening the scoring for United in first half stoppage-time against the Magpies with an easy finish.
Newcastle restored parity in the 55th minute, but Ronaldo put his side back ahead with another exquisite finish.
The entire Theatre of Dreams went wild following Ronaldo’s performance that his mother was filled with emotions.
She was captured in 'tears of joy' before Bruno Fernandes and then Jesse Lingard put the icing on the cake as United routed their visitors 4.1.
After the match, Ronaldo wrote on Instagram:
“My return to Old Trafford was just a brief reminder of why this stadium is known as the Theater of Dreams. For me, it has always been a magical place where you can achieve everything you set your mind into.
“Along with all my teammates and with the amazing support that we always get from the stands, we face the road ahead with confidence and optimism that we’ll all be celebrating together in the end.
“Proud to be back at Man. United and playing in the Premier League once again, but above all, happy to help the team!”
Arsenal register first win of the season
Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that Arsenal grabbed their first Premier League win this season following their hard-fought 1-0 triumph over stubborn Norwich City at Emirates Stadium this weekend.
As usual, the Gunners struggled against the newly-promoted side for the most part of the encounter despite having the fans backing them.
This doesn't mean they had no chance at all but they failed to convert most of the opportunities they had while bars denied them of the others.