The NFL legend was at Outdated Trafford to observe United’s win over Spurs (Image: Instagram)
Cristiano Ronaldo says he shared some ‘ideas and concepts’ with NFL legend Tom Brady after having a fast chat along with his fellow GOAT following his hat-trick in Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Tottenham.
The Portuguese famous person netted an excellent opener in Saturday’s recreation with a long-range screamer, then tapped in his second from shut vary, earlier than securing all three factors late on with a bullet header.
Watching within the Outdated Trafford stands was Brady – the seven-time Super Bowl winner who introduced his retirement final month – and after the match he went right down to the pitch to speak to a few of United’s gamers.
As Ronaldo approached him, the 2 icons of their respective sports activities embraced and Brady stated: ‘Nice recreation. Good enjoying. You performed nice!’
The previous Actual Madrid and Juventus star additionally introduced Brady along with his match shirt and whereas lots of United’s gamers solely obtained a fast handshake and photograph, Ronaldo shared a prolonged chat with the retired quarter-back – who’s the oldest participant ever to be named Tremendous Bowl MVP.
‘At all times a pleasure and a privilege to share some ideas and concepts with one other GOAT,’ wrote Ronaldo on social media afterwards, additionally importing an image of the 2.
Ronaldo had been injured for United’s final match, a 4-1 defeat to Manchester Metropolis, and briefly returned to Portugal, whereas he had additionally confronted criticism for his performances in latest months, however he responded emphatically towards Spurs.
Reflecting on the win and his personal show, Ronaldo stated: ‘Tremendously proud of my first hat-trick since I got here again to Outdated Trafford!
‘Nothing beats the sensation of being again on the pitch and serving to the group with objectives and energy.
Brady loved watching each Ronaldo and Harry Kane (Photos: Instagram)
‘We’ve confirmed as soon as once more that we will beat any group in any given day, so long as we work arduous and stand collectively as one. There are not any limits for Man United! It doesn’t matter what! Let’s go, Devils!’
Brady, in the meantime, spent the previous two seasons at Tampa Bay Buccaneers – additionally owned by the Glazer household – although he might need been secretly rooting for Spurs, having met massive New England Patriots fan Harry Kane a number of instances prior to now.
The England skipper netted from the spot however in the end ended up on the shedding group at Outdated Trafford, although he did a minimum of get a message from his NFL idol after the sport praising his preventing spirit.
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