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Premier league record broken as $60m worth of Cristiano Ronaldo shirts sold in 12 hours



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Manchester United followers will hope that Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the membership brings success on the pitch as his return has already introduced industrial success off the pitch.

The well-known Manchester United No. 7 jersey given to Ronaldo that can be worn by him this season, has smashed the Premier League document for Jersey gross sales in simply 12 hours after the merchandise was launched.

In keeping with, that tracks gross sales knowledge from over 1,000 UK on-line retailers, within the 12 hours after Ronaldo’s new package was launched, followers splashed out £32.5m ($60m) on his jersey.

In keeping with Fox Information, the gross sales broke a Premier League document for the 12 hours after a participant’s official shirt quantity was introduced.

Saying Ronaldo’s jersey quantity, Manchester United mentioned, “We will verify that Cristiano Ronaldo will put on the enduring no.7 shirt after returning to Outdated Trafford.

“The Portuguese celebrity famously wore the legendary shirt quantity throughout his first spell with the membership and we are able to verify that Cristiano can have it on his again as soon as once more. Followers can order the brand new Ronaldo no.7 shirts now from United Direct.

“In his first six seasons on the membership, between 2003 and 2009, Ronaldo made 292 appearances and scored 118 targets, profitable 9 trophies together with three Premier League titles and the UEFA Champions League.

“As everyone knows, the no.7 is a particular shirt within the historical past of United.

“It has beforehand been worn by membership icons like George Finest, Bryan Robson, Eric Cantona and David Beckham. Now, it returns to the person who succeeded Beckham in it, Ronaldo.

“Ronaldo inherits the quantity from Edinson Cavani, who wore the shirt final season and in our away win at Wolverhampton Wanderers final weekend.

“As our new signing is allotted no.7, El Matador will change to no.21, the identical quantity our prolific striker wears for the Uruguayan nationwide crew.”