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Man United fans savour Cristiano Ronaldo and Alejandro Garnacho’s ‘wholesome’ embrace

‘This is like a father and son moment’: Man United fans savour Cristiano Ronaldo and Alejandro Garnacho’s ‘wholesome’ embrace after the forward let the teenager perform his trademark celebration following his winner against Real Sociedad

Manchester United fans have hailed the heartwarming moment captured between team-mates Cristiano Ronaldo and Alejandro Garnacho on Thursday night. 

Teenage winger Garnacho scored the only goal from Ronaldo’s assist as the Red Devils beat Real Sociedad 1-0 in their final Europa League group game at Old Trafford.

The 18-year-old celebrated by performing the Portuguese star’s trademark ‘sleeping’ celebration after getting permission from the veteran forward – but United supporters are also savouring the ‘wholesome’ embrace afterwards.

Manchester United fans have hailed the 'wholesome' moment between Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and his team-mate Alejandro Garnacho (right) after Garnacho scored against Real Sociedad

Manchester United fans have hailed the ‘wholesome’ moment between Cristiano Ronaldo (left) and his team-mate Alejandro Garnacho (right) after Garnacho scored against Real Sociedad

The 18-year-old performed Ronaldo's 'sleeping' celebration after asking his permission first

The 18-year-old performed Ronaldo’s ‘sleeping’ celebration after asking his permission first

The teenager gets his moment with the away support as Ronaldo looks back at the youngster

The teenager gets his moment with the away support as Ronaldo looks back at the youngster

A video released on social media shows Garnacho receive a hug from his idol, before Ronaldo warmly pats his head and offers some encouraging words as the Argentine holds his back.

Garnacho then carried out the celebration, with the 37-year-old looking back towards him fondly and pointing, before they high-five and share another embrace, and fans quickly took to social media to revel in the positivity of the moment.

One said: ‘This is too emotional. love them too much. It’s how he asked for permission to do the celebration and how Ronaldo looks at him like a proud father.’

And fans (pictured above) quickly took to social media to revel in the positivity of the moment

And fans (pictured above) quickly took to social media to revel in the positivity of the moment

A second added: ‘This is like a father and son moment, so wholesome,’ while another simply posted: ‘Imagine playing alongside your childhood idol, and getting an assist from him. Peak stuff of dreams.’

One tweeted: ‘The way Ronaldo looked at him when he did the celebration. A proud dad.’

A fifth said: ‘What dreams are made of,’ with another concluding: ‘Ronaldo looking back at Garnacho doing his celebration. Special.’ 

Garnacho thanked his 'idol' Ronaldo for his part in making it a night he'd never forget

Garnacho thanked his ‘idol’ Ronaldo for his part in making it a night he’d never forget




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