Manchester United have a plan for Cristiano Ronaldo’s second season
On a night a walkout was threatened, two players with a combined age of 71 played at anything but walking pace. Juan Mata and Cristiano Ronaldo’s names were chanted by the tens of thousands of Manchester United supporters who remained in their seats for the lap of honour.
Mata was still stood outside Old Trafford as midnight loomed, signing autographs and posing for selfies with the last few supporters milling around the players’ car park Nobody left disappointed.
Ronaldo has excelled at quick getaways as much as finishing this season yet was upbeat as he applauded the matchgoers. “I’m not finished,” he uttered in front of the on-pitch cameraman. Those three words are ambiguous though Ronaldo’s body language must be as reassuring for United supporters as his phenomenal performance level in the last two months.
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