Man United star Bruno Fernandes has revealed he started crying when he was told about his move to Old Trafford.
The Portugal international officially joined the Red Devils from Sporting in January after been linked with a transfer over the past year.
Having grown up watching Cristiano Ronaldo make his name in the Premier League with Man United.
Fernandes admits he was overwhelmed upon hearing his move the the Premier League giant was coming true.
“You know, I will say the truth that I was scared,” Fernandes said in an Instagram Live interview.
It was a dream come true but it was a big dream.
“For me, playing in England and for Man United was the highest part of my career.
To play in the Premier League, for one of the best teams in the world.
“When I received the call saying: ‘Bruno, you have the chance of moving to Manchester.
I called my wife, my brother, my sister, my mother and just started crying.
“But I was crying through happiness. I fought all my life for this, for this top club.
The chance was here and I needed to take it with both hands, to follow my dream.
“My family knew since the beginning that I wanted to be a footballer, they knew my big dream was to be in the Premier League and to play for Manchester.”
Fernandes has been enjoying a dream start to life at Old Trafford prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
He scored three goals and made four assists across his first nine appearances for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.
The remender of the Premier League season is poised to resume on June 17.
Fernandes will likely be joined on the pitch for the first time by Paul Pogba.
The France International has missed much of the season through injury.
That prospect has Fernandes excited, with the Portuguese attacker full of praise for Pogba’s ability.
“Yes of course, I think Paul is one of the best players in Man United and in the world,” Fernandes said.
“He was injured for a lot of time.
The opportunity to play side to side with him is fantastic because you want to play with the best players you can.”