Footage of Ronaldo Destroying an Opponent With His Trademark Stepovers Before Scoring an Amazing Goal Emerges

Footage of Ronaldo Destroying an Opponent With His Trademark Stepovers Before Scoring an Amazing Goal Emerges

  • A video of Ronaldo tearing an opponent into shreds with his characteristic stepovers before scoring an outrageous goal in a kickabout has surfaced on the internet
  • Ronaldo, who won the Ballon d'Or award on two occasions, is widely regarded as the best centre-forward to have graced football
  • Nicknamed 'Il Fenomeno', the Brazil and Real Madrid legend now owns 51 per cent of the club of Spanish top-tier club Real Valladolid

Former Real Madrid and Barcelona ace Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima has reenacted the old adage of 'class is permanent' with a jaw-dropping display of his unquenchable skillset.

The three-time World Player of the Year may have hung his boots for over a decade but still has his enviable skillset in his locker.

In a video posted on Twitter, sighted by Sports Brief, the Brazilian great in a five-a-side kickabout deployed his trademark stepovers to beat his marker however, he needed a second attempt to score a golazo after leaving his marker for dead with his peerless attacking dexterity.

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Brazilian great Ronaldo de Lima left his marker for dead with his unparalleled stepover trademark in a five-a-side game. Photos by @CKftbl/Twitter and John Macdougall
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Ronaldo scored similar goals with his trademark stepovers, which soon became the go-to trick for most forward, predominantly wingers for outwitting their markers.

Despite his nagging injuries which took a great deal of football from him, the mercurial goal poacher made goalscoring look easy with his predatory instincts combined with his supersonic speed and amazing skillset which left defenders dazed with his immense quality.

These days, Ronaldo is an administrator serving as the president of the newly promoted Spanish outfit Real Valladolid after he retired from football.

He recently embarked on a 500km-bike ride to fulfil a promise he made following Real Valladolid's promotion to the La Liga.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that three-time World Footballer of the Year, Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima has named his favourite teammate.

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During an illustrious career, Ronaldo played alongside an A-list of players which included Brazilian greats Romario, Ronaldinho, Bebeto and Adriano at the national team level.

While also crossing paths with Raul, Zidane and Figo at Real Madrid and Chilean great Iván Zamorano at Inter Milan.

Source: Sports Brief News