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Chip off old block Cristiano Ronaldo's son, 11, signs for Man United's academy and will wear No 7 shirt

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Georgina Rodriguez, Ronaldo's partner, shared a picture on Instagram from the unveiling of Cristiano Ronaldo's son as an academy player at Manchester United

Georgina Rodriguez, Ronaldo's partner, shared a picture on Instagram from the unveiling of Cristiano Ronaldo's son as an academy player at Manchester United

Georgina Rodriguez, Ronaldo's partner, shared a picture on Instagram from the unveiling of Cristiano Ronaldo's son as an academy player at Manchester United

Cristino Ronaldo Jr has signed for Manchester United in a stunning deal - and will also wear the shirt of his prestigious father.

The 11-year-old has played for the club's academy on a number of occasions over recent months, after Ronaldo Sr sealed his Old Trafford homecoming.

And now, he has officially signed a professional deal with United.

The announcement came inadvertently through fellow youngster Gabriel on his Instagram, who has also signed a contract with United.

In a post that has over 20,000 likes, Jjnr10 said: “Delighted to finally have my signing day done even better to have mine with teammates @cristiano JR.”

The youngster is sponsored by Nike and already has over 25,000 followers whereas Ronaldo Jr has yet to open an Instagram account.

Georgina Rodriguez, Ronaldo Sr's pregnant girlfriend, has proudly shared pictures of the moment Ronaldo Jr signed for his new club.

She posted on Instagram: 'Pursuing our dreams together. Mom loves you.'

Incredibly, the last time Ronaldo Sr played for United in his first spell, his son had not been born.

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