Cristiano Ronaldo Effect: Real Madrid’s Midfielder Quotes Al Nassr’s Star After Goal Against Girona

Cristiano Ronaldo Effect: Real Madrid’s Midfielder Quotes Al Nassr’s Star After Goal Against Girona

Ero Samson
October 1, 2023 at 1:15 PM
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has continued to influence numerous football stars
  • The Al-Nassr star is revered by many youngsters as their footballing idol
  • A Real Madrid midfielder has paid tributes to the Portuguese forward after his goal against Girona

Cristiano Ronaldo remains an embodiment of resilience and excellence. The Portuguese superstar continues to defy the odds, inspiring countless young athletes worldwide with his remarkable performances. Even at the age of 38, while plying his trade for Saudi Pro League's Al-Nassr, his sphere of influence extends far beyond Europe.

The latest talent fascinated by the magnetic pull of Ronaldo's influence is Real Madrid's French midfielder, Aurelien Tchoumeni.

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Aurelien Tchouameni recently quoted Cristiano Ronaldo in his latest Instagram post. Image: Alex Caparros.
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The 23-year-old midfielder who joined Los Blancos from Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco in the summer of 2022, as reported by ESPN, scored his first goal for the La Liga club in a crucial three-nil away win at highflying Catalan club Girona.

Executing a flawless header from a Toni Kroos corner kick, Tchoumeni celebrated this milestone on Instagram, where he also made a subtle nod to Cristiano Ronaldo in his post caption.

Tchoumeni reference Ronaldo with an Instagram post

Ronaldo, as quoted by Sky Sports in 2010 ahead of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa in an interview, likened goals in football to 'ketchup' while he was quizzed about his goal drought leading into the start of the football Mundial.

The French World Cup finalist who ended his 58-match drought took to his Instagram to celebrate:

"I've heard that goals are like Ketchup."

Tchoumeni will hope to continue he can continue his impressive form as Carlo Ancelotti's men travel to Naples to face Italian Champions Napoli in Tuesday's UEFA Champions League tie.

Tchouameni shows piano skills

In a previous report, Sports Brief stated that a few Real Madrid players took time to demonstrate some uncommon abilities ahead of their friendly against Juventus.

To the amazement of many, French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni took to the piano and thrilled everyone with an all-time classic.

In a video posted by the Spanish paper Marca on its Facebook page, the 23-year-old French midfielder is seen treating his teammates to the classic Ludovico Einaudi's "Experience".

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