By scoring his 800th and 801st career goals, Cristiano Ronaldo has once again sent a message to the world of football. The Portuguese striker is still there and it is likely to continue.
After three games without scoring in the Premier League, some people may have started to worry about Cristiano Ronaldo. But for a few hours, they’ve been reassured. During the shock of the 14th day of the English Championship between Manchester United and Arsenal Thursday night, the Portuguese striker was still sparkling by offering the victory (3-2) to his team in the second half. Obviously holder, CR7 signed a double that will be remembered for a long time.
Author of his 800th career goal after returning from the locker room, on an offering from Marcus Rashford, the former Juventus player then scored his 801st goal from the penalty spot, while the two teams were back to back after Martin’s equalizer Odegaard for the Gunners. 801 career goals, obviously nobody does better today, and the new bar he has reached has gone around the world and impressed the football world.
Shearer: “You just have to sit there, say ‘wow’ and clap the guy”
“Unbelievable. We all know he gets better game after game, year after year. He wants to continue to be the best and that’s what he did. He knows how to motivate himself ”, first let go of his teammate Bruno Fernandes at the end of the meeting, before the praise of the former glory of Newcastle United, Alan Shearer: “You just have to sit there, say ‘wow’ and clap the guy. It is his determination. It is very difficult to get to the top, but you also have to stay there. You have to get up in the morning and go again and the whole world expects you to perform every week. What he has done is simply phenomenal. ”
– Foot Transfer market (@footTransfer market) December 2, 2021
If the English press returns more generally to the victory of the Red Devils, now seventh in the standings, this Friday morning, the Portuguese media are talking a little more about the beautiful evening of CR7. “A Portuguese revolt” title for example O Jogo in its internal pages. Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the incredible performance he achieved, in any case preferred to emphasize teamwork. “Our heads are already turned to the next game, there is no time to celebrate! Today’s victory was very important to get back on track, but there is still a long way to go before we reach our destination … Congratulations to all my teammates, great spirit tonight! And a very special thank you to our supporters, we couldn’t have done it without you ”, wrote the Portuguese on Instagram. And to think that he will be able to do even better for a few years.