Cristiano Ronaldo Wins Premier League Player Of The Month for September
Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has been named Premier League Player of the Month for September 2021.

Infoexpert24 reports that the Manchester United striker bagged the EA SPORTS award after making an instant impact on his return to Old Trafford, 12 years after his first spell.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals in as many Premier League matches after re-joining Man Utd from Juventus.

Ronaldo wins Premier League Player of the Month for September

It is Ronaldo’s fifth Player of the Month award, having won three successive league titles in his first spell at Old Trafford before leaving for Real Madrid in July 2009, and it is his first since March 2008.

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During his first stint, Ronaldo won the awards in ๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ”, ๐ƒ๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฆ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ”, ๐‰๐š๐ง๐ฎ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ–, and ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐œ๐ก ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ–.

ย That gap of more than 13 years between Player of the Month prizes is the longest in Premier League history.

The Portuguese international enjoyed a dream first appearance on his return to the club, scoring two goals in the 4-1 home victory over Newcastle United.

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He also netted the opening goal as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team came from behind to win 2-1 at West Ham United.

The 36-year-old beat the likes of Manchester City’s Joao Cancelo, Chelsea’s Antonio Rudiger, and Newcastle’s Allan Saint-Maximin.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Watford’s Ismaila Sarr completed the six-man shortlist.