Bruno Fernandes reveals why he wept after joining Manchester United
In recent news, Bruno Fernandes has revealed that he broke down into tears when he learnt of his transfer from Portugal’s Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United was indeed a reality.
Fernandes stated he called his relative to share how his youth dreams were fulfilled.
” When I got the call saying, ‘Bruno, you have the chance to relocate to Manchester’, I tell to my partner, I call my brother, I call my daddy, my mother and my sibling, and I started crying you know!”
“But sobbing for happiness, due to the fact that the opportunity you have … you fight all your life to be in a top club, in the leading league, and here is the chance,” the attacking midfielder informed previous Macedonian footballer Mario Djurovski in an Instagram Live interview.
Fernandes revealed that he began following Manchester United at a very tender age and used to participate in unending Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi debates with his brother.
“All my family, they knew because the start, I wished to be a football gamer. As quickly as I started to play, they knew my big dream was remaining in the Premier League and betting Manchester United.
“The time of Sir Alex Ferguson was the time that I matured and I watched. It was there my love started for Manchester United. Cristiano was coming here, however likewise other players were remarkable as well. I can be here all day if I need to choose everyone!
“At that time, my brother was always a Barcelona supporter, because he enjoys Messi. Therefore we combated about Messi and Cristiano you know! I remember one time we went to Switzerland to discover my dad – my papa was in Switzerland some years ago to work – and we bought a coat. I purchased a coat from Manchester United, and he purchased a jacket from Barcelona,” he continued.
“We have the coats in Portugal. I talk with my uncle to see if he has the photos with the coats, but he states he doesn’t have. I will do a picture with the coat when I return to Portugal with my bro. He understands it was my dream to come here,” Fernandes further included.
The 25-year-old, however, mentioned that he was at very first terrified to join world-class players in a big football club like United.
“I will state the truth. I was frightened!
“Since it was a dream come to life, however you’re coming for the greatest dream you can have. For me, [that’s] playing in England, for Manchester. It is the highest point of my profession since you’re playing in the Premier League, you bet among the best teams in the world,” stated Fernandes.
Fernandes, who signed up with United in January for an initial cost of 55 million euros (Sh7 billion), has prospered with three goals and four helps in 9 games across all competitors.
Fernandes beat the similarity Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso and Arsenals’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to be named the Premier League’s player of the month for February after a remarkable first month with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.
Manchester United, who looked galvanised after the arrival of the playmaker, went on an 11-game unbeaten run in all competitions prior to Covid-19 stopped sporting activity around the world.
Solskjaer’s team are presently fifth in the Premier League standings. Premier League action resumes on June 17.