Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, the 11-year-old son of superstar footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo has signed for Manchester United’s academy, following in the footsteps of his father.
Cristiano Jr has played for the club’s academy on a number of occasions over recent months, after Ronaldo Sr rejoined the club last summer.
The youngster has now officially signed a professional deal with United and will wear the famous No7 jersey, won by his father at all his clubs..
The announcement was made by his fellow academy starlet Gabriel on Instagram, after the duo signed their contract terms at the same time.
In the post, he said: ‘Delighted to finally have my signing day done even better to have mine with teammates @cristiano JR.’
Ronaldo’s son is yet to open an Instagram account of his own but Georgina Rodriguez, Ronaldo Sr’s pregnant girlfriend, proudly shared pictures of the moment Ronaldo Jr signed for his new club.
She posted on Instagram: ‘Pursuing our dreams together. Mom loves you.’