As he is excluded from his country’s World Cup qualifier in Azerbaijan this evening (Tuesday), Ronaldo was granted permission to come to Manchester last Thursday.
Cristiano met with boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, his former team-mate, in the manager’s office before being introduced to the players who are currently hard at work in training.
The soon-to-be 37-year-old got himself the Guinness World Record for most goals scored in international football, after he took his overall tally to 111 goals in Portugal’s game against Ireland.
It is not yet clear if the new Number 7 will make his debut against the Magpies this weekend, but with the Champions League set to return in about a week, he will be featuring sooner than later.
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