Ronaldo tried to make the Manchester United match ‘The Cristiano Show,’ but was ultimately upstaged by an unheralded 21-year-old
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Ronaldo tried hard to make his return to Manchester United “The Cristiano Show.”
But the Juventus FC forward was upstaged by his own teammate — the young midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur.
That is not to say Ronaldo was woeful as he was anything but. He played a part in the only goal of the game, and tested United’s goalkeeper with stinging shots.
But Bentancur pulled the strings from midfield by showing intuitive positioning, well-timed tackling, and expert passing.
At 21 years old, there may be even more to come from the Uruguayan player.
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Cristiano Ronaldo tried as hard as he could to make Tuesday’s match against Manchester United all about him.
He wanted it to be “The Cristiano Ronaldo show,” to create and score goals, and to be the main man responsible for winning the match on his return to the club that helped make him the global superstar that he is today.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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