Man United Fans Tag Youth Prodigy As Next Cristiano Ronaldo, Serenade 17 Year Old After Youth FA Cup Victory

Man United Fans Tag Youth Prodigy As Next Cristiano Ronaldo, Serenade 17 Year Old After Youth FA Cup Victory

  • Manchester United supporters in the Stretford End sang Ronaldo's chant to Alejandro Garnacho as the Red Devils won the Under-18s FA Cup trophy
  • The 17-year-old starred against Nottingham Forest in front of a record crowd as Man Utd ran out 3-1 winners over the Midlands outfit to claim an 11th title
  • Garnacho imitated the famous “siuuu” celebration that has become synonymous with Ronaldo's goalscoring achievements after scoring his penalty late in the game

Alejandro Garnacho has been hugging all the right headlines for Manchester United lately as the young Argentine starred again for the Red Devils Under-18s in the Youth FA Cup final.

The 17-year-old scored twice to help Manchester United cruise to a comfortable 3-1 win over the Midlands to secure an 11th FA Cup trophy for the Red Devils.

Manchester United, Red Devils, Youth FA Cup final, Cristiano Ronaldo, Alejandro Garnacho
Alejandro Garnacho scored twice as Manchester United U-18s won the youth FA Cup. Photo by Ash Donelon
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According to a report via the Daily Mail, Garnacho is considered the heir to Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United after fans serenaded the youngster with a popular Ronaldo chant after the game.

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Garnacho has never hidden his love for Cristiano Ronaldo as he has always confessed the 5-time Ballon d’Or winner is his role model.

The Argentine, who has seven goals and three assists in the Youth Cup this season, made his senior squad debut against Chelsea last month in a 1-1 draw.

Garnacho pays tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo

Meanwhile, Alejandro Garnacho paid a glowing tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United’s youth team clinched the FA Cup title.

According to Manchester Evening News, the 17-year-old imitated the popular Ronaldo “Siuuu” celebration after scoring his second goal from the penalty spot.

United took an early lead through captain Rhys Bennett but was pegged back just before half-time through Forest ace Josh Powell before Garnacho scored twice in the last 13 minutes to win the FA Cup for the Red Devils.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported It has been a season to remember for Manchester United starlet, Alejandro Garnacho, as the 17-year-old is grabbing all the headlines for the right reason.

The Argentine youngster who only recently was promoted to the first team at Old Trafford was given his debut against Chelsea on Thursday, April 28.

Alejandro's loving family stood up and praised the occasion, with his father crying as the stadium announcer yelled out his name.

Source: Sports Brief News