Cristiano Ronaldo says he is overwhelmed and unable to describe his feelings on returning to Manchester United.
The 36-year-old is returning to the club a decade after leaving to join Real Madrid.
“Everyone who knows me, knows about my never ending love for Manchester United,” he wrote on Instagram.
“The years I spent in this club were absolutely amazing and the path we’ve made together is written in gold letters in the history of this great and amazing institution.”I can’t even start to explain my feelings right now, as I see my return to Old Trafford announced worldwide.
“It’s like a dream come true, after all the times that I went back to play against Manchester United, and even as an opponent, to have always felt such love and respect from the supporters in the stands.
“This is absolutely 100% the stuff that dreams are made of!”
“Five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo signed off: “I’m right here! I’m back where I belong! Let’s make it happen once again! PS – Sir Alex, this one is for you…”
Ronaldo signed a two-year contract, with the option to extend for another year.
He has signed a two-year contract, with the option to extend for another year.
United have paid an initial 15m euros (£12.85m).
The Portuguese had during his first spell at Old Trafford scored 118 goals in 292 appearances.
United current handler Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said: “You run out of words to describe Cristiano. He is not only a marvellous player, but also a great human being.
“To have the desire and the ability to play at the top level for such a long period requires a very special person.
“I have no doubt that he will continue to impress us all and his experience will be so vital for the younger players in the squad.
“Ronaldo’s return demonstrates the unique appeal of this club and I am absolutely delighted he is coming home to where it all started.”
Culled from BBC Sports