Manchester United player admits he was nervous before 4-1 victory over Newcastle United

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Manchester United beat Newcastle United 4-1 at Old Trafford, with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring twice on his Manchester United debut.

The Portuguese international has admitted he was nervous before the game against Newcastle United started.

Ronaldo told BBC Sport: “It is unbelievable. When I started the game I was so nervous, I swear. It is normal because I did not expect that they would sing my name all game.

“I was very nervous but maybe I didn’t show but I was. The reception is incredible but I am here to win games and help the team.

“It was unbelievable moment. I was super-nervous and was thinking last night that I wanted to play good and show I was still capable of helping the team. This club is unbelievable and I am so proud. I am going to give everything to make them proud of me.

“Everyone knows the football in England is different than in any part of the world and to be honest it is the most special one. I arrived here at 18 and they treated my unbelievable and that is why I am back.”