Cristiano Ronaldo Jr ‘follows his father out of Manchester United and rejoins Real Madrid’s youth academy’ after tearing up the Portuguese star’s contract following a thrilling encounter with Piers Morgan last month
Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. “followed his father out of Manchester United and re-signed him to the Real Madrid academy”.
The 12-year-old played in the youth ranks of any team his father belonged to, representing Real, then Juventus, and then United, after the Portuguese star returned to Old Trafford last season.
Now, following Ronaldo’s stormy exit from United following his surprise interview with Piers Morgan in November, his son has moved on as well.
Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, pictured with his father, is reported to have re-signed at Real Madrid’s academy after his father left Manchester United
Ronaldo’s partner Georgina Rodriguez with Cristiano Jr and their other children when he signed for Manchester United’s academy last year
Journalist Ido Kornago In a tweet about Ronaldo Jr’s return to Real Madrid’s academy on Tuesday, the youngster returned to a place where he scored more than 50 goals in 20 matches for the first time.
This came after Ronaldo trained briefly with his former club Real earlier this month amid speculation that he might join Saudi club Al-Nassr in a massive £173m deal.
Born in San Diego in 2010, Cristiano Jr. has the nickname “Cristianino” or “Little Cristiano”.
Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. (pictured) decided to copy his father’s trademark celebration “Siuuu”
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo often performs the ‘Sewu’ celebration at Old Trafford
While following in his illustrious father’s footsteps would be a tall order, he impressed through the youth ranks at Real Madrid and then at United, where he was regularly seen imitating his father’s famous “Sio” celebration.
This was caught on camera in April after Ronaldo Jr scored United’s fifth goal against EF Girones Sabat during the Youth Championship in Spain. All of his teammates shouted “Seo” to accompany the celebration.
In March, a video emerged showing the youngster showing off some impressive footwork during a training session at United.
Ronaldo, 37, said earlier this year: “My son says to me, ‘Dad hold on for a few more years – I want to play with you. “
A father and son playing football together at Manchester United in an Instagram photo
Ronaldo added that he would not pressure his son into becoming a full-time footballer.
Ronaldo said: “Only time will tell. I will never pressure him. He will do whatever he wants.
What I want most for Cristiano and the others is that they are happy and that they choose what they want.
“I will support in any way.”
Ronaldo Jr.’s grandmother, Dolores Aveiro, said earlier that he was better than his father at his age.
About his age, Avero said [Ronaldo Jr] He plays better than Ronaldo. At that time, Ronaldo did not have a coach, but today Ronaldo is his son’s teacher.
Ronaldo has made it clear that he would “never” pressure his son to pursue a football career
Dolores Aveiro (left) believes Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. (right) is another star in the making
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