Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo insists Man United 'never give up' following thrilling 3-2 win over Atalanta

Arjun Singh Devgan
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner for Manchester United vs Atalanta in the UEFA Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner for Manchester United vs Atalanta in the UEFA Champions League / Naomi Baker/GettyImages
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Manchester United superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo took to social networking site, Instagram to send a message to the fans, while also praising the atmosphere at Old Trafford following the Red Devils' 3-2 win over Atalanta in the Champions League on Wednesday.

It was Ronaldo who scored the winner in the 81st minute to give United a much needed win and also answer his critics who were not too happy with his performances and attitude for the club in the recent past.

Alongside the post of photos from the game, he wrote: 'Yes! The Theatre Of Dreams is on fire! We are alive! We are Man. United and we never give up! This is Old Trafford!' 

His winning goal also came in praise from former England international, Gary Lineker who hailed him as the 'best attacking header of a football the game has ever seen'. While Piers Morgan boldly claimed both he and Ronaldo's long-standing rival Lionel Messi would turn to the Portugal international 'to score a last minute goal to save his life '.

The 36-year-old has enjoyed a brilliant return to Old Trafford so far, scoring six goals in eight appearances in all competitions and he performs the rest of the season will be key if United are to challenge for trophies come the end of the campaign.

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