Arrived this Friday in Manchester with his family, Cristiano Ronaldo galvanizes the crowds. The effect of Portuguese on Mancunian finances is already being felt.
Despite a departure from the Juventus deemed disrespectful by ancient glories and Turin supporters, fans of Cristiano Ronaldo rushed to Manchester United shops to buy his jersey. According to the indiscretions of the Daily Mail, the club’s official shops have been stormed to the point where the flocked jersey with the effigy of the five-fold Ballon d’Or is already out of stock. The adidas equipment manufacturer is experiencing a significant production delay due to the closure of one of its Vietnamese factories. A factory which alone produced 28% of the jerseys.
Ronaldo drives up prices
“CR7”, who was able to get his lucky number at Manchester United, thanks to the goodwill ofEdinson Cavani, allows his club, in addition to the jerseys sold, a 6% increase in the club’s title on the Wall Street stock exchange. A considerable increase which occurred with the only announcement of his transfer. The other effect of the Portuguese comes from the increase in the price of resale seats. The daily Times specifies that the places of the next match of the Red Devils are already sold and that the price of resale seats now reach nearly 2,900 euros. And this, while Ronaldo should not play this meeting against Newcastle September 11, due to delays in obtaining a visa …
In comments relayed by the English media, a spokesperson for the club fraud alert: “We strongly advise against purchasing tickets from unauthorized sources. These tickets are often not valid, leaving fans penniless, disappointed and unable to see the game.«