Back together at last! Sir Alex Ferguson presents Ronaldo with trophy to commemorate 700 club goals

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Cristiano Ronaldo was handed a special memento for scoring 700 club goals by Sir Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford before facing Newcastle United.
  • Ronaldo reunited with Ferguson
  • Became the first player to score 700 goals
  • De Gea also commemorated for making 500 appearances

WHAT HAPPENED? The Portuguese forward netted his 700th club career goal last weekend which came in a 2-1 victory over Everton at Goodison Park. To honour this incredible feat former manager, Ferguson, presented Ronaldo with a silver plate in front of the home fans. David De Gea was also given a memento as the keeper made his 500th appearance for the club against the Magpies.

Ronaldo De Gea Ferguson

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Ronaldo got his first Premier League start at United since August. The 37-year-old last started in domestic competition under Erik ten Hag against Brentford on August 13 – a game United lost 4-0.

WHAT NEXT FOR RONALDO? After finding the net against Everton the Portuguese would like to make the most of this start and get on the scoresheet once again to seal a regular starting berth.