Against Norwich, Cristiano Ronaldo saved Manchester United from further disappointment by scoring a hat-trick (3–2), bringing his total to 21. A number that will pay off big, thanks to bonuses negotiated during the signing of his contract. number of goals.
The number of times Manchester United have had to rely on Cristiano Ronaldo to return to victory this season. Facing Red Lantern Norwich (3-2), the Portuguese struck with a double score in the first period. If the 20th player in the Premier League thinks he has had the hardest time by leveling, the striker scored a brilliant free kick to help the Red Devils win the match.
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Thanks to this new hat-trick, Ronaldo raised his total goals to 21. A statistic that would cost the Mancunians dear. According to The Sun, several bonuses were negotiated between the Portuguese and agents of the English leaders, prior to recording the former Madrid player’s return to England. Of the 20 goals, the 37-year-old receives a bonus of £750,000 sterling, or approximately €900,000. After reaching this bar, Ronaldo earns an additional 100,000 pounds sterling, or €120,000, for each achievement. With the 60th hat-trick of his career, the striker won more than a million euros in one match.
Rangnik praises Ronaldo
If the striker’s performance is costing money in the Premier League’s fifth-place finish, Ralph Rangnik isn’t going to complain. Concerned once again in the game, Manchester United will need a great Ronaldo in hopes of qualifying for the next Champions League. If not impossible, the Red Devils are three points behind fourth-placed Tottenham.
After the game against Norwich, Rangnik explained how much the team needed the Portuguese to get out of difficult situations: “Once again he showed against Tottenham and in this game that he could make a difference (…) It is no coincidence that he has the best goalscoring record.”