Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo has been named EA Sports Premier League Player of the Month for September after a string of excellent performances for Manchester United since his return to the club.
Ronaldo scored three goals in three league games in September to claim September’s prize of the month ahead of Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah, Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo, Watford winger Ismaila Sarr and Newcastle United striker Allan Saint-Maximin.
Ronaldo enjoyed a second dream debut for the club when he found the net twice on his debut against Newcastle United in a 4-1 win at Old Trafford. The Portuguese also scored the first goal of his team’s 2-1 victory over West Ham United.
Ronaldo’s Player of the Month award for September 2021 comes 13 years after his last award, which arrived in March 2008, making it the longest gap between two Player of the Month awards in Premier League history. English League. The Portuguese has won the award five times in his career, with the previous four coming earlier in his career at Manchester United.
The legendary forward now takes the Player of the Month award in the second month of the season after West Ham United forward Michail Antonio won the award in August.