- Cristiano Ronaldo's mother was reduced to tears amid her son's performance for Manchester United against Newcastle United at Old Trafford
- Ronaldo put on a man-of-the-match performance, scoring two goals and helping the Red Devils to a 4-1 win
- The Theatre of Dreams was agog to see Ronaldo, and he did anything but disappoint
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The five-time Ballon d’or winner found the back of the net twice on his second debut in English topflight that his mother was reduced to tears.
Ronaldo’s mom Aviero Dolores flew into Manchester after her son seemingly changed his mind having earlier banned her from seeing big games.
He sent a private jet to bring her to the UK ahead of his second Premier League debut.
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Dolores Aviero posted a picture of herself heading to the UK aboard a private jet to meet with Ronaldo and his family.
The Portuguese striker returned to Manchester United as he reaches the twilight of his career after a £12.85million deal with Juventus on transfer deadline day.
And the superstar hit the ground running opening the scoring for United in first half stoppage-time against the Magpies with an easy finish.
Newcastle restored parity in the 55th minute, but Ronaldo put his side back ahead with another exquisite finish.
The entire Theatre of Dreams went wild following Ronaldo’s performance that his mother was filled with emotions.
She was captured in 'tears of joy' before Bruno Fernandes and then Jesse Lingard put the icing on the cake as United routed their visitors 4.1.
After the match, Ronaldo wrote on Instagram:
“My return to Old Trafford was just a brief reminder of why this stadium is known as the Theater of Dreams. For me, it has always been a magical place where you can achieve everything you set your mind into.
“Along with all my teammates and with the amazing support that we always get from the stands, we face the road ahead with confidence and optimism that we’ll all be celebrating together in the end.
“Proud to be back at Man. United and playing in the Premier League once again, but above all, happy to help the team!”
Sir Alex Ferguson finally breaks silence on Ronaldo's role on his Man United return
In recent related news, Briefly News reported that Sir Alex Ferguson admitted he had a hand in Cristiano Ronaldo rejoining Man United this summer.
Ronaldo sealed a dramatic return to Old Trafford just hours after he had been linked with a shock move to rivals Man City.
City were believed to be in the driving seat in their push to sign a formidable striker after the departure of Sergio Aguero.