Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Heartfelt Message From Pele After Rejoining Manchester United

“There is no better feeling than conquering the world and returning home. Always be happy, Cristiano,” Pele wrote.

Cristiano Ronaldo Receives Heartfelt Message From Pele After Rejoining Manchester United-SurgeZirc SA
Cristiano Ronaldo/Photo File: Instagram

Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s dramatic comeback to English giants Manchester United, Brazil icon Pele forwarded a message to the Portuguese.

The Premier League club confirmed on Tuesday that the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has returned to the club after a 12-year absence. Ronaldo demonstrated on Wednesday that he hasn’t lost his goal-scoring touch, scoring both of Portugal’s goals in a 2-1 win over the Republic of Ireland in a 2022 Soccer World Cup qualifier.

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With 111 goals, Ronaldo became the all-time leading scorer in men’s international football. While the 36-year-career old’s is coming to an end, Pele still holds him in high regard. Ronaldo has built a good relationship with Brazilian icon Pele who has said previously that Ronaldo is a better player than PSG’s Argentine star Lionel Messi.

“There is no better feeling than conquering the world and returning home. Always be happy, Cristiano,” Pele wrote.

Ronaldo later responded: “It’s always great to come back to a home where we’ve already been happy… Thank you very much for your support, Pele.”

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