Ronaldo Jr and Rooney both net for Manchester United’s Under-12s
Ronaldo and Rooney f’ormed an excellent understanding on the pitch during their five-seasons together at Old Trafford.
Now Kai Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo Jr are hoping to form a similar understanding as they have started playing together for M’anchester United’s academy.
Kai, son of W’ayne and Colleen, joined United’s academy in 2020, while the younger Ronaldo has only been on the books for about a month.
The pair have made a promising start, as they both got their names onto the scoresheets in a match on Sunday.
The Instagram account @risingballers shared n’ews of the combination, making reference to the two academy players’ fathers. ‘Cristiano Jr & Kai Rooney both scored for Manchester United U12s. The pictures used were or’iginally taken by @ejiro.akpoguma.
‘Kai Rooney is on 10 goals in 5 games this month… This link up is familiar.’
As both youngsters continue to impress, their fathers have been busy.
Ronaldo is p’reparing to take on North Macedonia with Portugal for a place at the 2022 World Cup, while Rooney is attempting to battle relegation as manager of Derby County.
‘We’ll see if my son will b’ecome a great footballer,’ Cristiano Ronaldo said of his son in 2020. ‘He has potential. He is fast and d’ribbles well,