Scenes from Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United

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Soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United and Old Trafford Saturday, facing Newcastle United in a Premier League fixture.

Let's say his return has been a success so far.

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Ronaldo signed a two-year deal to return to the club in August. He played for the club from 2003 to 2009, winning eight major trophies and establishing himself as a megastar of international soccer.

Saturday, he got the start for United, and fans were excited to see No. 7 return after 18 years.

Ronaldo soon made an impact in his first start, scoring a tap-in goal for United in the 46th minute and putting in a second goal early in the second half.