Newcastle legend admits Cristiano Ronaldo punished Newcastle

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice on his debut as Manchester United beat Newcastle United 4-1 at Old Trafford on Saturday.

According to Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer, Ronaldo punished Manchester United.

“Ronaldo punished Newcastle,” Shearer told BBC Match of the Day.

“Sometimes you’ve got to applaud someone. He’s been great for such a long time. To come in and do what he has done today – do what he’s been doing all his career – is phenomenal.

“You’ve got to hold your hands up and have huge respect for him. He keeps on going and going. There doesn’t seem to be an end in sight.”