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Cristiano Ronaldo Sent Piers Morgan A Hilarious Text Message After Scoring Twice vs Arsenal

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Cristiano Ronaldo Sent Piers Morgan A Hilarious Text Message After Scoring Twice vs Arsenal

Cristiano Ronaldo texted his good friend Piers Morgan after scoring twice against Arsenal earlier this month.

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The five-time Ballon d'Or winner netted his 800th and 801st career goals against the Gunners as United ran out 3-2 winners under caretaker boss Michael Carrick.

TV personality Morgan, who is a Gunners fan, has interviewed Ronaldo in the past and sent him a message prior to the game.

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He said in his Daily Mail column: “Arsenal played Manchester United and I sent Cristiano Ronaldo a desperate plea before kick-off, ‘Please don’t score against us…'

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Image Credit: PA

“Of course, he scored twice, and United won 3-2. ‘Sorry,’ Cristiano texted back after the final whistle.

“I would have accepted the apology if it hadn’t also contained a laughing emoji.”

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Since returning to Old Trafford in the summer, Ronaldo has been a focal point in attack with 13 goals in 18 games.

Many wondered if he'd fit in under interim manager Ralf Rangnick, but it's proven to be no problem.

The 36-year-old scored on Saturday evening as United ran out 1-0 winners against Norwich City.

Max Aarons dragged Ronaldo down in the box and he smashed past Tim Krul with no issue.

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United have moved up to fifth in the Premier League and are now one point behind West Ham in the top four.

A scary moment in the second half saw Victor Lindelof substituted after holding his chest and appearing to have chest problems.

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Image Credit: PA

Lindelof received medical attention from the Carrow Road medical staff and was substituted for Eric Bailly with 16 minutes to go.

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David de Gea had a clear view of the situation and spoke to Sky Sports about it post-match.

The goalkeeper said: "Yeah [being concerned], especially when we've seen some players feeling a bit with their breathing," De Gea told Sky Sports after the full-time whistle.

"We saw already [Christian] Eriksen, [Sergio] Aguero ... so it is sometimes a bit difficult to see your player acting like this so it was better to change. I hope he is completely fine.

"As soon as it was like, difficult breathing and feeling strange, the game doesn't matter.

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"First of all is life. Football doesn't matter. We saw some players who are feeling a bit, I don't know what was going on, but Victor was feeling his breathing."

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Topics: Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, Arsenal, England

Daniel Marland
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