Ronaldo’s bicycle goal for Portugal is proof of persistence

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored aspectacular bicycle kick against Faroe Islands

Cristiano Ronaldo was at his best once again. This time, Faroe Islands were the sorry victims.

The 32-year-old winger granted Portugal the lead with a sublime bicycle kick on the 3rd minute and that has got Twitter buzzing. From a clinical Bernardo Silva cross, the skipper could not announce his presence at the Estadio do Bessa in no other manner than with such a spectacular screamer.

For Cristiano’s fans around the globe, the “golazo” is enough reason to be proud of the superstar. However, it is important to note that the 2017 UEFA Best Player of the year has offered a lesson to all soccer lovers through the brilliant strike and that’s to never give up!

Indeed, the top icon has displayed persistence. Portugal’s favorite star has tried to score from a bicycle kick and finally, it came against the Landsliðið.

The top forward had a similar goal disallowed in a 3-0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualifier win against Azerbaijan. Interestingly, football fans still remember the incident and further reiterated that on Twitter. In a trolling mode, some also reminded CR7 followers of how Los Blancos’ talisman has yearned for such a strike over the years. Enjoy the tweets below:

That strike saw the Seleccao leader surpass Hungary legend Sandor Kocsis as the second player on Europe’s all-time top scorer list with 76 goals. Ronaldo added two more in the match to hit 78 international goals.

The European champions will be visitors to Hungary in their next 2018 World Cup qualifier at the Groupama Arena on September 3. That said, it offers the four-time Ballon d’Or winner another opportunity to up his international goal tally. Good luck champ and keep on being persistent!

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Ivan is a young Ghanaian football journalist. He is a staunch fan of Real Madrid C.F. and sports in general. He discovered his unique admiration of Cristiano Ronaldo during the player's early days at Manchester United. Ivan was captured by the skill and personality of the then young Portuguese lad who showed so much confidence at such a big club. He is also a big fan of Cristiano's antics both on and off the pitch as controversies make this player what he truly is. Ivan usually spends his leisure time reading, watching sports documentaries and ancient story movies. He describes himself as a person who is always ready to learn at any opportunity and likes to have fun as well.

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