‘The king is back’ – Former Manchester United stars react to Cristiano Ronaldo’s return

Buzzing. It’s the only word I can use to describe how I feel after seeing Manchester United announce Cristiano Ronaldo’s shock return.

Just 24 hours ago it looked like Man City was his next destination but a call from Sir Alex Ferguson this morning helped turn his head, and now and number of ex-players have jumped to social media to rejoice, including Rio Ferdinand and Rafael Da Silva.

Both players knew Ronaldo as a teammate during his at Old Trafford and it’s going to be a fantastic experience for the current crop to play in the same team as a complete athlete.

Da Silva tweeted: “The king is back home.”

While the news left a smug smile across Rio’s face, as seen in the video below:

Man City fans will be gutted by the news because many thought they were about to sign one of the biggest names in football – to answer their problems up front after losing Sergio Aguero earlier this summer.

Gary Neville took the opportunity to make fun out of a recent column written by fellow Sky Sports pundit Jamie Carragher:

Even Bruno Fernandes got in on the act, now calling himself a football agent for his work in the deal:

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  1. OMG, I cant wait to see him in the team viewer jersey but now here is the problem; Sancho or CR7,who is gonna take the jersey number 7?

  2. It’s really amazing to watch him out again at Old Trafford ……….. I’m excited …..

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