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Video: Cristiano Ronaldo’s magnificent double against Atalanta Bergamo

Video: Cristiano Ronaldo's magnificent double against Atalanta Bergamo

Manchester United can still thank Cristiano Ronaldo. Author of a new double, the Portuguese allowed the Red Devils to snatch the draw, this Tuesday, on the lawn of Atalanta Bergamo during the 4th day of the group stage of the Champions League (2- 2).

The five-time Golden Ball did not miss his return to Italy, which he left this summer after three seasons at Juventus Turin. While Bergamo had opened the scoring on a gross hand fault by David de Gea on a tense shot from Josip Ilicic (12th), the former Madrid player donned the savior costume for the first time in the stoppage of play of the first period .

Already scorer of the winning goal in the first leg (3-2), Cristiano Ronaldo equalized after a great collective action and a sumptuous discount from his compatriot Bruno Fernandes (46th). Dùvan Zapata restored the advantage to the Italian team at the start of the second period (51e), but Ronaldo again showed his talents in the last gesture with a magnificent volley entering the area in the last seconds to allow Manchester to leave with the point of the draw (92e).

“We believed in it until the end. I helped my team get a point. We never give up, it’s a good result for us I think. We have to adapt between us. It will take time, we have to improve, ”he confided at the final whistle, while Manchester United have had a mixed start to the season.

With this double in the most prestigious European Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo honored his status as the top scorer in the history of the Champions League with 139 goals ahead of Lionel Messi (123 goals), forfeit the PSG match , this Wednesday, against RB Leipzig.

Despite this draw, Manchester United still occupies the head of their group tied with Villarreal (7 points) before moving in three weeks to Spain to challenge the “yellow submarine”. And the English club can once again count on Cristiano Ronaldo to get closer to the round of 16.

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