Cristiano Ronaldo’s Return Boosts Man United’s Instagram Followers by Over 1.5m Followers in 24hrs

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Return Boosts Man United’s Instagram Followers by Over 1.5m Followers in 24hrs

  • Manchester United's Instagram followers jumped from 43.1 million to over 45 million nearly 24 hours after announcing Ronaldo's return
  • The Red Devils' value also rose by a staggering £212m in the stock market after the second coming of the Portuguese
  • Ronaldo is expected to seal a two-year move to Old Trafford after undergoing medicals this weekend

Manchester United have continued to rake in more dividends after signing Cristiano Ronaldo for the second time in his career.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is expected to sign a two-year deal once he concludes his medical this weekend.

Apart from making them title Rcontenders, theed Devils are already winning off the pitch as the club has already gained over 1.5 million Instagram followers since they announced his return.

Cristiano Ronaldo's return boosts Manchester United's Instagram followers by over 1m followers
Man United's Instagram followers before and after Cristiano Ronaldo's return was announced. Credit - @manchesterunited
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According to Daily Mail, the Old Trafford dwellers were on 43.1m followers but that has quickly jumped up to 45 million on the social media app as of the time of this report.

Man United have equally recorded a surge in the value of their stock after they shared the return of the golden boy on their social media pages.

How Cristiano Ronaldo has transformed Man United's fortunes in 24 hours

The 36-year-old is yet to be unveiled by the 2013 Premier League champions, yet, their stock value has risen by a whopping £212 million just hours after his announcement.

Ronaldo's return is expected to guarantee United a commercial boost as well as an improvement on the field.

Once he completes his two-year move to Old Trafford worth about £19.4 million the Portuguese will earn around £480,000 per week.

Meanwhile, the former Real Madrid star was on his way to Man City when the likes of Sir Alex Ferguson and Bruno Fernandes urged him to shun the move and return to his former club.

How Cristiano Ronaldo turned Man United's fortunes around

Legit.ng earlier reported Manchester United have started reaping the dividends of re-signing former player Cristiano Ronaldo 11 years after leaving them for Real Madrid.

The 36-year-old was on his way to the Etihad Stadium to join rivals Man City when some respected Red Devils icons pulled the strings for his return earlier this weekend.

However, the move appears to be paying off already as Man United's value in the stock market is said to have made over N1.49 trillion (£212m) just hours after the club announced the deal with share prices in the club rising by an almighty 9.8 per cent.

Source: Sports Brief News