Cristiano Ronaldo praises Manchester United fans as he arrives back at hotel after teaching old club a lesson in Champions League
- Cristiano Ronaldo enjoyed a successful night on his return to Manchester United
- The star Juventus forward helped his side to a 1-0 win in the Champions League
- Ronaldo was then spotted smiling as he arrived back at their Manchester hotel
- He posted message on Instagram to thank the Old Trafford faithful for reception
Cristiano Ronaldo was in a buoyant mood on Tuesday night as he was pictured arriving back at Juve’s hotel after beating his old side Manchester United.
The Old Trafford legend was given a standing ovation by fans of his former club to cap off a perfect night in the Champions League.
He helped Juventus to a 1-0 victory against United, before posting a grateful message to his old side.
Cristiano Ronaldo steps off Juventus’ garish black and white bus after the game at Old Trafford
It was the perfect night for a smiling Ronaldo, whose current side beat his old side by one goal
Ronaldo later thanked fans on Instagram for the warm welcome he received at Old Trafford
Writing on Instagram, he said: ‘An important victory in a very emotional match for me. It was great playing at Old Trafford again.
‘Thanks to all the fans for the reception and support.’
As Ronaldo arrived back at the hotel with his Juventus colleagues after the match, he was greeted by hundreds of fans.
Writing on his Instagram page, he said: ‘Thanks to all the fans for the reception and support’
Ronaldo patted his heart as he walked off the field to rapturous applause from the home crowd
Wearing a smart blazer jacket with trousers and white trainers, he smiled at the crowds before heading inside.
It is understood Juve’s players stayed the night in England, before they head back to Italy on Wednesday to begin preparations for their next league tie.
Saturday sees the Old Lady travel to Empoli, looking to continue their unbeaten start to the Serie A season.
The Portugal star also posed for a selfie with a fan, who was dragged off the field by security