Ronaldo scores 100th PL goal as he returns to United team after son’s death

Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his return to the Manchester United team on Saturday after lacking a game whereas grieving the demise of his newborn son.

The Portugal star raised his left arm and pointed to the sky in a subdued celebration of his 100th Premier League goal, coming within the first half at Arsenal after the home followers had risen to applaud United’s No. 7 when the clock hit the seventh minute in a show of solidarity.

Despite Ronaldo making an emotional scoring return, United was beaten 3-1 at Arsenal within the Premier League on Saturday and dropped six points off its rival within the race for a top-four end.

Ronaldo and partner Georgina Rodriguez announced on Monday that certainly one of their newborn twins had died. He was ignored of the squad that lost 4-0 at Liverpool on Tuesday.

His goal on the Emirates Stadium got here within the 34th minute to trim Arsenal’s result in 2-1 however the north London club went on to win 3-1.

With four games remaining, Ronaldo has 16 Premier League goals this season since rejoining from Real Madrid, on high of the 84 goals in his first spell at United from 2003 to 2009.

With PTI inputs

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