English Premier League side, Manchester United have officially signed Cristiano Jr, son of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Ronaldo’s oldest son, named after the Portuguese icon, was pictured posing with United’s famous No7 shirt after agreeing to extend his stay in the club’s youth set up.
Cristiano Jr stood alongside Gabriel – another promising talent – who boasts more than 26,000 followers on Instagram and has a sponsorship deal with Nike.
Ronaldo’s comments would suggest his oldest son has a chance of following in his father’s footsteps by becoming a professional footballer.
Despite his son’s early football career, Ronaldo has promised never to put pressure on his oldest son.
Speaking in December 2020, Ronaldo said: “We’ll see if my son will become a great footballer. He has potential. He is fast and dribbles well, but that is not enough.
In another interview in 2021, the Man United forward said: “Only time will tell. I will never pressure him. He will do what he wants.
“Also what I want the most for Cristiano and everyone else is that they’re happy and that they choose what they want. I will support him in any way.”
The news comes just days after the 11-year-old was pictured training with his dad during the Premier League’s recent winter break, captioned: “Present and future.”