Cristiano Ronaldo's Return Made Epic By Peter Drury's Perfect Commentary
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Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United could be considered as pretty perfect all round, but it's somehow made even better by Peter Drury's commentary.
Ronaldo made his first start for United on Saturday, after signing for them on transfer Deadline Day, over 12 years after leaving the club to move to Real Madrid.
There was plenty of excitement in the build up to the game, with a record breaking £187 million in shirt sales showing just how big the game against Newcastle United was for Ronaldo fans.
When the 36-year-old, and his teammates, entered the pitch ahead of the game it was unsurprisingly to huge applause from the home fans, welcoming back the three times Premier League winner.
The entrance was stirring but it was made even better by commentator Peter Drury, who is well known for his epic speeches that capture the moment.
Merinding‼️— United Focus🔰 (@utdfocusid) September 12, 2021
Peter Drury introducing Cristiano Ronaldo should be the greatest introduction ever!
Peter Drury introducing Cristiano Ronaldo again has to be one of the best thing you will hear this weekend 😮 pic.twitter.com/3BuKOJb32L— Utd Interest (@utd_interest) September 11, 2021
Peter Drury's commentary is the second most enthralling thing after a Ronaldo goal in football. Man his word selection gives you goosebumps. Wohoo— Black & White 🏹 (@Heyitsdfa) September 11, 2021
I'll pay top dollar for Peter Drury to introduce me like this on my wedding day— Ade★Wọle (@inkredible_h) September 11, 2021
Also, never thought I’d be able to (let alone want to) compare Peter Drury to Shakespeare. Yet here we go….— Matt Pugh (@matt_pugh1) September 12, 2021
September 12, 2021
“Vintage,beyond valuation beyond forgery or imitation “ 🥺🥺 inject it in. @ManUtd #MUNNEW #MUFC #RonaldoReturns— Your 6’4” Baby Boi (@LordeIgboman) September 11, 2021
Introducing him like a God among peasants. Love ittttt!!!! https://t.co/ztLZziTQoL— JAGS (@_EtniesJags) September 12, 2021
The poetry from the commentator didn't end there. After Ronaldo had scored twice, both time giving his side the lead, Bruno Fernandes had scored a worldie and Jesse Lingard had rounded things off, Drury wrapped it up nicely.
"Was there a day more utopian, more utterly ideal in the recent life of Manchester United," he said on commentary, "Ronaldo rose to it, Fernandes decorated it, and Lingard finished it in style."
Drury's epic use of the English language is potentially most memorable for his words during Roma's amazing Champions League comeback against Barcelona in 2018.
When Kostas Manolas scored the late equaliser, meaning the Italians were winning on away goals, the commentator shouted, "Roma have risen from their ruins! Manolas, the Greek God in Rome! The unthinkable unfolds before our eyes!
"This was not meant to happen. This could not happen. This IS happening. It's a Greek from Mount Olympus who has come to the seven hills of Rome and pulled off a miracle!"
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Topics: Football, Premier League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United