Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo gets another Premier League record
Cristiano Ronaldo has yet an’other record to add to his ev’er-growing collection at Ma’n Un’ited.
Cristiano Ronal’do has become the joint old’est pla’yer to score and assist goa’ls in the same game in the Premier Leag’ue.
It’s yet another reco’rd for Ronaldo’s ever-gro’wing collection, who has contin’ued his fine form in front of goal s’ince returning to.
United need:ed a big ‘reaction following their 5-0 hum:bling at the hands of Liverpo’ol last week and Ronaldo sent ‘them in the right direction as he ‘opened the scoring in the first-h’alf wi’th a sensational volley.
The goalsco’rer th’en tu’rned provider after the’ break, as he effortlessly danced ‘his way past Oliver Skipp b’efore playing a pin-point ball through to Edi’nson Cavani, who roun’ded the goalkeeper befo’re rolling home.
Marcus Rashf’ord rounded off the game with a lovely fin’ish of his own, but it was R’onaldo who was the star of the sh’ow and his performance has se’en him claim yet another reco’rd – having scored and assisted in the sam’e game at the age of 36 year’s and 267 days.
However, he has to sha’re the accolade with Che’lsea legend Didier Drogba wh’o, coincidentally, did the same thin’g at the exact same age back in 2014.
In another stran’ge simila’rity, both Drogba and Ro’naldo completed their feats in gam’es against Tottenham, wi”th Che’lsea also winning that mat’ch 3-0.
In just 10 appear’ances since making his comeb’ack at Old Trafford, the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner has grabbed seven go’als and an assist.