“He’s Gonna Demand A Lot”- Usain Bolt Believes Manchester United Will Benefit From Cristiano Ronaldo

Published 09/11/2021, 11:47 AM EDT


Usain Bolt, an ardent soccer and Manchester United fan is certain that the Red Devils are going to succeed with Cristiano Ronaldo back in the squad. The retired track and field athlete has been a vocal supporter of the English side and an ardent follower of soccer. He even tried his hand at it professionally after his retirement.

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The Olympic legend’s passion for the club was so intense that he’s on record saying, “If sir Alex Ferguson called me up and said: ‘OK let’s do this, come and have a trial, it would be impossible for me to say no. I would not take up the challenge if I didn’t think I was good enough. I am a very accomplished player and I know I could make a difference.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 15: Usain Bolt during the International Friendly match between England and the United States at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2018, in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Rob Newell – CameraSport via Getty Images)

Bolt talks about Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United

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Talking about Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson, it goes without saying that Cristiano Ronaldo was the only missing piece in the topic of discussion. Cristiano Ronaldo has finally come back to play for the Red Devils. The 36-year-old professional footballer broke the news about returning to United on 31st August 2021. Consequently, every social media platform was flooding with his Ronaldo finally returning to the club he started his career with. Indeed, it was the most awaited moment for the fans.

Bolt, being one of the biggest fans had something to say to the reporters. He said, “I think Cristiano demands a lot. You can tell. I think he’s gonna demand a lot from these guys. It’s only gonna make them better. And I mean, if you watch Cristiano Ronaldo, when he plays and his teammates don’t do well you can see the anger or the frustration, you know? So I think the level of Manchester United Football is gonna go up, just by him actually just being in the team.” 

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It’s quite clear that Bolt is very happy about Ronaldo coming back to Manchester. Moreover, the Jamaican is confident that Cristiano is going to be an asset for this club.

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Divya Chaturvedi

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Divya Chaturvedi is an Olympic Athletics author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing her Under Graduate degree in Psychology from the University of Delhi. She's also an internationally recognized athlete, specializing in Shot Put and Discus, representing India at the International Children's Games held in Australia has been one of the biggest feats in her endeavor so far. Having participated in The Road to Wimbledon and representing the state several times, she bagged a number of titles for the same.

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