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In The Steps Of His Father


Ronaldo Jr. Emulates  Father’s  Goalscoring Heroics For Juve’s Youth Team

Cristiano Ronaldo’s eldest son, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr. is just eight years old. Yet, he seems to have decided the path he wants to tread in life.

From the precocious manner, he has quickly absorbed all the tricks normally deployed by footballing greats like his father on the field, it is clear he loves the game, and would like to play it, and possibly eclipse the records of his father!

Well, it is a long, long way to go before he can put his father’s rather intimidating records in the shade, but he sure does not lack the talent to achieve it, if what he has been doing lately with the round leather object is anything to go by.

Ronaldo  Jr’s latest exploits, where he scored two brilliant goals for Juventus’ Football Club Youth team on Sunday has been creating a  buzz on social media especially when it is considered that it was his father, Cristiano who posted it.

The video clips which has been attracting massive viewership on the net, show the eight- year old exhibiting skills, maturity and composure in the execution of his two goals quite beyond his years.

For his first goal, Ronaldo Jr took the ball around the goalkeeper after beating defender, while his second goal showed his impressive shooting technique.

For his first goal Ronaldo Jr, wearing No 7 like his father, received the ball on the right wing under pressure from a defender.
The eight-year-old showed his skills by performing a backheel turn to lose his marker and cut inside.

Heading into the box and with just the goalkeeper to beat,  he showed the composure of a professional by rolling the ball past the ‘keeper and then passing the ball into an empty net.

The eight-year-old’s second goal demonstrated his impressive shooting technique. As he headed into the box he unleashed a powerful right-footed strike into the bottom left corner.

While Ronaldo Jr’s first effort highlighted his skills and calmness on the ball, his second demonstrated his impressive shooting technique.

He raced down the right wing and as he headed into the box he unleashed a powerful right-footed strike into the bottom left corner, leaving the ‘keeper with no chance.

Last month Ronaldo revealed his eldest son was not only dreaming of emulating his father but surpassing him.


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