"The ball came and I wasn't really thinking about what to do. I had only one thing on my mind and it went in the far corner, exactly what I wanted," he admitted.
"I liked it out there. It's a big stadium, a great stadium with great fans. They have been very nice to me today, and I do appreciate it.
"It's a massive club and I'm just happy to be here. It's a new challenge which I'm looking forward to and I'm glad we got three points."
For Fulham manager Martin Jol, whose sides have never beaten Manchester United in nine games of trying, the first-half performance from his team undermined the Cottagers' later attempts to get back into the game.
"We didn't play well in the first half and didn't deserve anything," he confessed.
"But we can play football, we are growing and we can be a good team. If we do the right things that we can do we are a good team, and I enjoyed the second half."
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