‘Supporting my eldest son’: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr is encouraged by his mother in a United academy match
‘Supporting my oldest son’: Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, 11, is encouraged by his mother, Georgina Rodríguez, and three brothers at a Manchester United academy match
- Georgina Rodríguez spent her Sunday cheering on her son Cristiano Ronaldo Jr.
- The 11-year-old followed his father from Juventus to Man United in the summer
- Ronaldo Jr has been seen training alongside Nemanja Matic’s son at Man United
Georgina Rodríguez spent Sunday afternoon cheering for Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, who was playing for Manchester United’s academy team.
The 11-year-old left the Juventus academy to join Manchester United when his father made a sensational return to Old Trafford in the summer.
Ronaldo Jr, who has been seen training alongside Nemanja Matic’s son at United, had the full support of his mother during their first match on Sunday.
Georgina Rodríguez spent Sunday afternoon cheering for Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, who was playing for Manchester United’s academy team (above).
The outcome of Ronaldo Jr.’s first documented game in United colors is unknown, but it is clear that he received a lot of support.
Rodríguez was accompanied by Ronaldo Jr.’s siblings Eva, Mateo and Alana Martina as they cheered from the bench.
Rodríguez shared a photo of herself on the side of the court with Ronaldo Jr. and his brothers. She captioned it: ‘Supporting my oldest son’, with football and heart emojis.
The 11-year-old left the Juventus academy (above) to join Manchester United when his father made a sensational return to Old Trafford in the summer.
Ronaldo Jr’s was the day after his father played for United in their loss to Manchester City.
The Instagram post came shortly after Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother, Dolores Aveiro, claimed her grandson was “ better than his father at his age. ”
Aveiro said that Ronaldo Jr will reach the same heights as his father. He also expressed his wish for the 11-year-old to play for Sporting Lisbon in the future.
Aveiro said he hopes Ronaldo returns to Sporting one more time before hanging up his boots.
” Let’s see … ‘, he [Ronaldo] he said, but if it isn’t [him], it’s Cristianinho! At his age he plays better than Ronaldo. At that time, Ronaldo had no coach, but today Ronaldo is his son’s teacher ”.
Ronaldo Jr has been training with his father at Manchester United after spending two years at the Juventus academy.
Dolores Aveiro (left) believes Cristiano Ronaldo Jr (right) is another star in the making
Aveiro believes that the 11-year-old is better at his age because he has Ronaldo as a teacher
While at the Turin club, Ronaldo Jr. scored some impressive numbers for the Under 9 team, scoring 56 goals in 35 games, while providing 26 assists last year.
Ronaldo was impressed with his son’s performances and said that he would like him to pursue a career in soccer. However, he admitted that he would support Ronaldo Jr. if he chose a different path.
‘I would love for him to be a footballer, because he has a passion for this sport,’ said Ronaldo DAZN. “He is a competitor and he hates to lose.”