In this football language post we look at a headline from the Daily Telegraph newspaper about the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United. You can see more explanations of newspaper headlines here and don’t forget we have hundreds more explanations of football language in our football glossary. If you have questions or comments about this or any other phrase then email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Football Newspaper Headlines: Welcome Back To Manchester
The story of Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United has made the headlines in the UK. In this example from the Telegraph, we can see a picture of the Portuguese star celebrating a goal while playing for United over ten years ago as he is now returning to the club where he successfully played for six seasons (2003-2009). The headline does not mention Cristiano by name – his image is enough as he is so famous – but instead just says ‘Welcome back to Manchester‘. The word ‘back‘ has been written in italics as they want to emphasise the fact that he will return to Old Trafford and play for the Red Devils once more. I wonder if Ronaldo will bring titles to United who have not won the Premier League since 2013? He is expected to make his second debut for the club against Newcastle and will be hoping to improve his goal tally of 84 goals for the club.
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