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Rooney and Ronaldo's Sons to Team-up at Man Utd's Academy

Mudeet Arora
Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo's sons will play in the same team at Manchester United's academy
Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo's sons will play in the same team at Manchester United's academy / Etsuo Hara/Getty Images
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Sons of Manchester United legends Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo look all set to team up together at the club's youth academy.

After Ronaldo's return back to Old Trafford, his son Cristiano Jr. will continue his first steps as a footballer alongside Kai Rooney, aged 11.

Kai's youth career began a year before Cristiano Jr's, who has been featuring for Juventus' youth academy, where he has been since 2018.

Meanwhile, Rooney revealed how he felt seeing Ronaldo return back to the Theatre of Dreams.

"Cristiano is still one of the best players in the world," he told the press, as quoted by talkSPORT. "He's won titles everywhere he's been so he's going to be huge."

He still wants to be the best and I'm sure he'll have a big impact on them this season."

Rooney was then asked what he thinks Ronaldo will bring to United.

He replied by stating, "Ole (Gunnar Solskjær) will certainly know that he's in a position now where he needs to start winning these big titles with the big players they've brought in. For their development, to get back to the next step now is to start winning titles."

Ronaldo, now on Portugal's international duty, will make his second debut for the Red Devils after the international break, when Newcastle United travel to Old Trafford.

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