Queen Elizabeth Asks For Ronaldo’s Autograph
The Sport Innovation Society have deleted a tweet claiming that the Queen had requested 80 Manchester United shirts sporting Cristiano Ronaldo’s name, with a personal request for the first one to be signed by the player himself. The Portuguese superstar sealed a sensational return to Old Trafford last week, completing a blockbuster reunion with the club he left in 2009.
After it looked as though Ronaldo would be moving to bitter rivals Manchester City, the Red Devils burst into life to nab him off their toes.
On Wednesday, Sport Innovation Society reported that 80 shirts have been ordered for her royal staff.
On top of that, she has supposedly requested that the first shirt be signed by the player himself.
However, the tweet has now been deleted, suggesting that all may not have been as it first seemed.
There has been much speculation over the Queen’s football allegiance, with previous reports indicating that West Ham was the club to hold a special place in her heart.
With Prince William perhaps the most well-publicised football fan within the royal family due to his regular appearances in the stands at Villa Park, it is unknown exactly where the United link comes from.
Ronaldo, who scored twice for Portugal on Wednesday to become the top international scorer of all time, sealed his return to United on Tuesday.
The move was made even sweeter for the Red Devils after it looked as though the 36-year-old was days away from sealing a move to their cross-city rivals.