Manchester United star participant, Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted about returning to his hood membership Sporting Lisbon, twenty years after his exit from the Portuguese facet.
Naija Information understands that Ronaldo left the membership in 2003. The soccer membership is celebrating its twentieth anniversary and Ronaldo whom the Academy has been named after expressed his want to be with them quickly.
In a congratulatory video posted on the membership’s official Twitter web page on Tuesday, Ronaldo hailed Sporting Lisbon for its achievements over time.
Naija Information understands that Sporting Lisbon renamed their Academy after Ronaldo in September 2020, honouring the previous Juventus and Actual Madrid star for his legacy.
“Congratulations on the twentieth anniversary of the opening of the Academy, for all of the objectives you’ve achieved, and for all of the success you’ve achieved. It’s a nice honour to have the Academy bear my title, and I hope to see you quickly,” mentioned Ronaldo in a video posted on Twitter by the membership.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner had joined Sporting Lisbon’s Academy on the tender age of 12. Ronaldo made his first-team debut for the membership 5 years later in October 2002 in opposition to Braga.
The Portugal captain, nonetheless, left Sporting in August 2003 to hitch Manchester United for £12.24 million.