Missing out on Portugal international duty has turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Diogo Dalot.

He was present at Manchester United for Cristiano Ronaldo’s first training session at Carrington.

Like all of us, he must still be wondering whether this is all real.

Cristiano Ronaldo Returns to Manchester United
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Images of Dalot staring admiringly at Ronaldo went viral, with Dalot’s name trending on social media.

We all feel the same way as Dalot, who was in the presence of greatness, even though he has lined up with Ronaldo for Portugal at Euro 2020.

Now he is getting the chance to train with Ronaldo on a daily basis.


Dalot sent a message out on social media celebrating Ronaldo joining the team.

Dalot made his first Manchester United appearance in 11 months against Wolves, coming on as a late substitute.

He will be keen to earn a spot in the team with Ronaldo on a regular basis.


United supporters loved seeing Dalot’s reaction to Ronaldo joining him and his teammates at Carrington.

The feelgood factor has given United a huge lift heading into this weekend’s match with Newcastle.

Ronaldo joining the team for training as early as Tuesday means there is a strong chance he will be able to start the fixture…

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