Jesse Lingard said his celebration of ‘JLingz’ and Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘Siu’ brand was a welcome gift for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.
Lingard He scored two goals and assisted Bukayo Saka with a header in a 4-0 win over Andorra at Wembley.
The 28-year-old opened the scoring after 18 minutes after a piece of skill from Judd Bellingham allowed the Manchester United– A man to feed the ball out to Saka, his width veered his way and quietly turned to the lower right corner.
Go away in celebration and go in style Ronaldo Fashion bears “JL” on the face.
“Yeah, no, I mean me and Mason [Mount] I was thinking about the festivities this week and obviously we mixed up my celebration with Cristiano and I said I would.”
“Yes, it is a small welcome gift [for Ronaldo] But yes, he will quickly settle down and will brilliantly help this team. ”
The Portugal captain completed his exciting return to Old Trafford on deadline day to complete his £12.8m transfer from Juventus.
He is on his way to making his first appearance for the Reds since 2009 as they prepare for Newcastle’s trip to the Theater of Dreams, and is playing the match in high spirits after breaking Ali Daei’s record for most international goals scored by a man.
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Lingard’s second goal came shortly after Harry Kane netted from 12 yards to double England’s lead in a match that was “bad” according to former United midfielder Roy Keane.
“Jesse would be happy to have a good match for him,” Kane said.
“He does what every good player does, he passes wide and he follows his passes. It was an easy game for him, these are the matches that you expect to have an impact because the opponent is really weak.
“Poor quality on both sides, two good goals from Jesse, you know he’s going to hit a kick, not rebound,” the goalkeeper clearly questioned. ”
It was Lingard’s first goal for the Three Lions since he scored in the Nations League victory over Croatia, although it was the first time he had played a double for England.