Cristiano Ronaldo: Juventus forward defies gravity with jump

“Ronaldo did something that you see in the NBA, he was up in the air for an hour and a half.” That was Sampdoria manager Claudio Ranieri’s assessment of Cristiano Ronaldo’s gravity defying leap to score in Juventus’ 2-1 win against his side on Wednesday night. The 34-year-old Portuguese produced a leap of 71cm as he met Alex Sandro’s cross at the back post at a height of 8.39ft (2.56m) before heading home – his waist at the height of the defender’s head. It was the sort of skill seen…

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Cristiano Ronaldo vowed to break the world record for men’s international goals after scoring his 99th Portugal goal in a 2-0 win over Luxembourg to clinch their place at Euro 2020.

He is 10 behind Iran legend Ali Daei’s tally of 109, after his most prolific year for Portugal with 14 goals. “All records must be broken and I will beat that record,” he said. Bernardo Silva’s ball over the top allowed Bruno Fernandes to fire them ahead and Ronaldo scored a late second. Holders Portugal needed to beat Luxembourg to make sure of a place at next summer’s tournament. Fernando Santos’ 2016 winners finished second in Group B, three points clear of Serbia who drew 2-2 against Ukraine. Ronaldo must…

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Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Stunning Goal For Portugal Against Lithuania In Euro 2020 Qualifier

Cristiano Ronaldo Scores Stunning Goal For Portugal Against Lithuania In Euro 2020 Qualifier Cristiano Ronaldo scored a stunning hat-trick for Portugal against Lithuania as they remain on course to qualify for Euro 2020. Portugal beat Lithuania 6-0 at Estádio Algarve to move one step closer to Euro 2020 qualification with Ronaldo bagging three goals. The 34-year-old opened his account on the night from the spot, converting a penalty in the seventh minute. He then doubled his goal tally in sublime fashion. The Juventus forward hit a long-range strike to make…

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