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Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo stole the show this weekend by marking his second Manchester United debut with two goals in their 4-1 win over Newcastle. 

Elsewhere, Jose Mourinho celebrated his 1000th game as a manager in style as Stephan El Shaarawy’s last-gasp winner for Roma.

We’ve rounded up the best of the action on and off the field.

Cristiano Ronaldo

We’ve got a feeling that you’re going to be seeing this celebration quite a lot this season.

Jesse Lingard

Lingard achieved a boyhood dream by playing alongside Ronaldo.

Bruno Fernandes

Ronaldo isn’t the only Portuguese star at Old Trafford.

Mohamed Salah

Not bad for a one-season wonder…

Jude Bellingham

The England cricket team would be proud of that catch.

Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku’s knee-slide celebration backfired at Stamford Bridge.

Jose Mourinho

We’re getting flashbacks to that game at Old Trafford in 2004.

Thomas Lemar

It doesn’t get much more dramatic than this.

Oliver Boscagli

A brilliant strike to complete a brilliant team move.

Tommaso Augello

Augello hit this so sweetly.

Sol Bamba

It’s great to see Bamba back on the pitch.

Liam Burt

The League of Ireland can always be relied on for a spectacular goal or two.

Moussa Dembele

Dembele somehow manages to make this look easy.

Connor Rutz

You can’t beat a good overhead kick.


Doria is very much from the David Luiz and Alex school of Brazilian centre-halves.

Ezequiel Barco

The young Argentine has been in red-hot form for Atlanta United since returning from the Olympics.

Paul Pogba

Pogba certainly had an eventful Saturday.

The Leicester mascot

Wonderful shithousery.

This sequence

*Insert the Benny Hill theme song here*

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