Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane was seen rubbing his head while his facial expressions blatantly displayed his shock after Cristiano Ronaldo’s surprise kick saw the visitors give a historic 3-0 win over Juventus in UEFA Champions League quarterfinal.
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) April 3, 2018
On Tuesday evening at the post-match press conference, praising Ronaldo, Zidane said that it,”is one of the best goals in history.”
Later, referring to his goal against Bayer Leverkusen in the 2002 Champions League final at Hampden Park in Scotland, the 45-year-old, jokingly said, “mine in Glasgow was prettier!”
Reverting his focus back on Ronaldo’s kick, he said, “You have to tip your hat to a goal of this quality.”
Expressing his happiness over the Portuguese star achievements, he said, “He does so many things and I’m happy for what he’s achieved.”
Now Real Madrid enjoys a great advantage in the second leg of the clash at the Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid happening on April 11.
Meanwhile, after the historic goal, the 33-year-old footballer was praised by soccer fraternity all over the world further he also received a standing ovation from Juventus fans. Here, check out the video and reactions of fans on Twitter:
Juventus fans & supporters in the stadium last night gives a standing ovation to Cristiano Ronaldo insane bycycle goal.
Not everyone gets such applause in Allianz stadium (Turin) unless the man is himself Cristiano.#JuveReal pic.twitter.com/oYSkcc7FN3
— Viganesh Tapkirkar (@Vigy_98) April 4, 2018
“If an artist created the perfect footballer, it would be Lionel Messi. If an engineer created the perfect footballer, it would be Cristiano Ronaldo.
We are so lucky to live in this era.”
— Dilraj Singh (@DJTISTA) April 4, 2018
Big match player – done it for clubs, done it for country – done it at home, done it away. Always stands up and gets counted on big occasions – the greatest footballer of all time @Cristiano Ronaldo.
— Anuj Singhal (@_anujsinghal) April 4, 2018
Taking to Instagram, the Real Madrid star shared a clip of his memorable kick to his fans, He wrote, “Hard work pays off!”
Showcasing his athleticism and incredible skills in the first leg of quarter-finals, the football star is in the goalscoring form of his life.
Meanwhile, Have a look at the most fantastic Goal of 2018; The Portuguese star’s bicycle kick will definitely leave a layman puzzled.
Well! This man is a super-human who is on his way to defy his age.