Cristiano Ronaldo has just made his second debut with Manchester United both in the English League and in the Champions League.
Curious about Ronaldo’s previous debuts with the team he’s played for?
The 90MiN editor summarizes Ronaldo’s debut report card in every team he has played for throughout his career.
Ronaldo made his first professional match for Sporting Lisbon in the third Champions League qualifier against Inter Milan. He came on as a substitute in the second half and managed to dribble several times.
But unfortunately he could not make a big impact to help Sporting score goals. In the end the match ended in a goalless draw.
After appearing to attract attention at Sporting Lisbon, Ronaldo was recruited by Manchester United. His first game with the Red Devils came against Bolton Wanderers in the Premier League.
He came on as a substitute and immediately showed some explosive action. His performance was very promising and his team won a landslide victory with a score of 4-0.
Shortly after making his debut with Manchester United, Ronaldo then had his debut match with the Portugal national team.
Portugal managed to get a narrow 1-0 win over Kazakhstan, although Ronaldo failed to score for Portugal.
Ronaldo came to the Santiago Bernabeu with the label as the most expensive player in the world at that time. He is also expected to soon show his quality at Real Madrid.
His first match came when Real Madrid faced Deportivo la Coruna in La Liga competition. Ronaldo put in a good performance and managed to help Real Madrid win 3-2 with a penalty goal contribution.
After helping Real Madrid win several Champions League titles, Ronaldo decided to leave for Juventus. He made his debut with the Old Lady in a Serie A match against Chievo Verona.
Ronaldo did not manage to score in that match, but his team managed to get a valuable victory with a score of 3-2. Ronaldo just scored his first goal for Juventus in his fourth game with the team.