Said Benrahma’s deflected shot put the Red Devils down 1-0, but Ronaldo equalized from close range before former Hammers loanee Jesse Lingard produced a magnificent curling winner in the 89th minute to secure all three points.
And Ronaldo expressed his delight at returning to English football and the competitiveness it provides to his 345 million Instagram followers. His post stated, “Every game in the Premier League is an incredible battle for three points.”
‘Today we got a taste of all the challenges we’ll face along the route, but we must stay focused on our objectives.’
‘Together! Strong! Focused! Devils, let’s go! ‘, followed by an emoji of a muscle. On transfer deadline day in August, the famous Portuguese forward returned to Old Trafford after a 12-year absence with Juventus.
In his match against West Ham, Ronaldo cut a furious figure, arguing with referee Martin Atkinson on several occasions when he rejected down several of his penalty appeals.
Butt, who is 36 years old, has scored four goals in three games for the club, who face West Ham in the EFL Cup on Wednesday before hosting Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday.