Alex Mott

📸 The stat which proves that Man United’s No 7 shirt is cursed

George Best. Bryan Robson. Eric Cantona. David Beckham. Cristiano Ronaldo.

Some of the game’s greatest have worn the No.7 shirt at Manchester United.

Since the Portuguese forward’s departure in 2009 however, it’s become a millstone around each players’ neck.

An amazing stat unearthed by ESPN has revealed that in the decade since Ronaldo left the club, United’s No.7 has scored just 15 Premier League goals. In total.

Hang your heads’: Michael Owen, Antonio Valencia, Ángel Di María, Memphis Depay and Alexis Sánchez.