Paul Pogba and Rio Ferdinand react to Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal
Career goal 796 was a p’retty special one for Cristiano Ron’aldo.
Ronaldo volleye’d in a low shot after a sup’erb ball int’o the area from Bruno Fern’andes.
The first half’ strike broke the deadlock and w’as a reminder of Ronal”do’s sheer class.
He had surpris’ingly g’one the previous four Premier League games witho’ut sc’oring, three of which he st’arted – although he did have one disallow’ed for offside last week.
This strike end’ed th’at mini-drought, and w’as his seventh for Manchester Un’ited s’ince returning to the club.
Teammate Paul Pog’ba missed the Tottenh’am g’ame due to suspens’ion.
The French’man wa’tched the game with pals an’d was stunned by Ronaldo’s outs’tanding goal.
Pogba’s expre’ssion sa’id everythi’ng, while he tagged Rona’ldo in the post, writing, ‘finish wow’.
Ronaldo’s go’al was cel’ebrated by former Unit’ed star Rio Fer’dinand, who also no’ted the link-up with Bruno Fernandes.
This was ju’st the sec’ond goal Fernan’des had ass’isted for Ronaldo sin’ce the for’ward signed.
Match of the Day ho’st Ga’ry Lin’eker also lau’ded the ‘exquisite’ strike.
Ronaldo score’d anoth’er spectacular goal just after half-time, which was disappointingly ruled out due to offside.
He helped double Uni’ted’s lead soon after wi’th a p’ass for Edinson Cavani to score the tea’m’s second.
Marcus Rash’ford ad’ded a third as United won 3-0 to record one of the team’s best res’ults of the season.
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