Cristiano Ronaldo has joined figures the world over in paying tribute to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Portuguese legend took to Instagram to supply an emotional message, after the information of her tragic passing was introduced previous to Manchester United’s Europa League conflict with Actual Sociedad.
A second’s silence was noticed previous to kick off at Previous Trafford in reminiscence of the Queen, as Ronaldo began the primary Europa League recreation in 20.
Ronaldo wrote: ‘Seven years of my profession had been performed within the Premier League, making this my eighth season dwelling in England.
‘All through these years, I’ve felt the eternal love of the UK for it’s Queen, and the way necessary Her Majesty was and can ceaselessly be to the British folks.
‘I pay my respect to her reminiscence and I mourn this irreplaceable loss with the nation that I’ve realized to name house. My ideas and prayers are with the Royal Household.’
The now-37-year-old first arrived within the UK in 2003 when he joined United for the primary time, and spent six years within the nation earlier than departing for Actual Madrid.
He later returned and is now into the second of his two-year deal at Previous Trafford, and as such has spent nearly eight years of his skilled profession in England.