After coming on as a sub against Aston Villa last weekend, when United were 2-1 down, nobody could have predicted our 17-year-old was about to go on to score an injury time winner.
When he came on with 15 minutes today, it was hard to imagine he would be able to pull off the same feat, given United were drawing at the time and Sunderland were defending well.
Yet within moments of coming on to the pitch, the ball was in the back of the net and Macheda was celebrating.
For any player to score two goals in their first two games would be impressive. When you consider he’s just 17-years-old, both appearances were as subs and both goals scored were winners, it’s bloody fantastic!
Go on, son!