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Man United: Cristiano Ronaldo says thanks to Edinson Cavani for giving him No. 7 pullover

Cristiano Ronaldo will wear the number seven shirt for Manchester United, the club has affirmed.

The 36-year-old takes the number, which he wore in his first stretch at Old Trafford, from Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani – who moves to number 21. Ronaldo will start preparing with the Reds when he has finished five days confinement.

On Thursday, he was delivered right on time from global obligation by Portugal in light of suspension.

"I didn't know whether it is feasible to have the number seven shirt once more, so I might want to say a colossal thank you to Edi [Cavani] for this extraordinary signal," Ronaldo said.

"The Portuguese hotshot broadly wore the incredible shirt number during his first spell at United and we would now be able to affirm that Ronaldo will have it on his back by and by," United said on their site.

Ronaldo finished a shock move back to Old Trafford on move cutoff time day and is in line to make his second introduction for the Red Devils against Newcastle in the Premier League on Saturday, 11 September.

Ronaldo turned into the record-breaking driving men's worldwide objective scorer with two objectives against the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday, however was reserved by the arbitrator for taking off his shirt.

Ronaldo scored two late headers to take his count to 111 for Portugal, outperforming the record recently held by Ali Daei, who scored 109 objectives for Iran somewhere in the range of 1993 and 2006.

Cristiano Ronaldo wears jersey number seven (7) shirt at Manchester United

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