Cristiano Ronaldo’s number 7 shirt broke Manchester United’s sales records in less than four hours; the return of the Portuguese captain caused a stir in the club shop and on social media;

Cristiano Ronaldo broke Manchester United’s daily sales record in less than four hours after it was confirmed that he will keep his iconic number 7 shirt and is currently in isolation ahead of his first visit to Carrington,

On thursday confirmed Ronaldo will wear the number 7 on Thursday, fans jumped online to grab a replica and it took just four (4) hours to break the record for the highest daily record.

Fanatics, United’s official retail partner, confirmed that t-shirt sales were reaching record highs and that only the first hour improved the best full day of global sales for the club’s online store. best-selling player in the 24 hours after moving to a new club that leads Lionel Messi (to PSG), Tom Brady (to Tampa Bay Buccaneer) and LeBron James (to LA Lakers) Ronaldo’s freshly printed label was in demand, and so was the United’s Old Trafford club store was a popular spot on Friday morning as fans queued to get their hands on the number.


In the first 60 seconds (21 tweets per second) after the announcement, there were 1,269 tweets, 64,321 in the first hour alone. In total there have been more than 360,574 posts so far, which corresponds to 37.25 per minute.On the day of the deadline, a formal announcement was made at 10:15 am and fans used social media to express their joy. the post received more than 30,900 retweets and more than 250,000 likes.

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