Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother has predicted that his son and 12-year-old grandson, Cristiano Jr., will be playing together at his beloved Sporting Lisbon.
Dolores Aveiro said it was a ‘dream come true’ to see them in the same team at the Manchester United striker’s boyhood club.
“Cristiano must come back here,” she told a Portuguese magazine. According to me, he should be back by now.
His son, I want to see him play for Sporting again before he dies,” he has already said.
“Not this year, but maybe next year.
“But if it weren’t for him, it would be Cristianiño. At this age, he is playing better than his father.
“Cristiano didn’t have a coach when he was 12, but now he’s his son’s teacher”.
The 67-year-old Madeira patriarch has claimed in an interview with Nova Gente that Manchester United youth player Cristianiño is “sure” to sign for Sporting in the future. “He already said, ‘Dad, if he lives in Lisbon, he wants to play for Sporting.
“It would be my dream to see them play together at the club.”
Sporting Lisbon fan Dolores has made it clear that he wants his 37-year-old son, who left the club as a teenager to become a star player in the Premier League, to return to Portugal’s top league.
Late last year, he managed to place a Sporting Lisbon gift on top of his son’s Christmas tree.
Sharp Sporting fans will see a green bag bearing the club’s initials at the center of a photo the footballer and her family used to wish their millions of Instagram followers ‘Merry Christmas’. For that reason, I congratulated her on her ability.
A mother of four, she is one of her family members who shared the same snapshot on social networks.
Last September, Dolores asked the footballer’s son on Sporting Lisbon’s podcast “Leao’s DNA” to return to the club where he began his professional career before moving to Manchester United in 2003, aged just 18. admitted that
Two months later, he cheekily reposted a photo on his Instagram story celebrating Sporting Lisbon’s 3–1 Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund, writing, “Only you were missing.” and posted what appeared to be a message to the Manchester United striker.
Cristiano will remain at Old Trafford until at least January after failing to leave the club to guarantee Champions League play this season, although his two-year contract will not expire until the end of the season.
Speculation abounded about his future as he was said to have explored a move to Sporting Lisbon this summer.
Cristiano Jr., meanwhile, is thriving in United’s academy.
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