World Cup winner Ronaldo: This Manchester United star reminds me of myself

Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial

Scoring 7 goals in just 15 appearances for a club especially in the English Premier League is no mean achievement. It is even a phenomenal experience when such a record is a tally is by a youthful striker newly promoted from the youth team into the senior team.

Well, this has been the journey of young Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford. As expected Marcus Rashford’s mesmerizing break through into the senior team has earned him reputation from fans, the media, fellow players and even footballing icons and legends who have all been Marvelled by the young Marcus Rashford’s successful career pick.

One such icon and legend is world cup winner and former Brazilian striker. Ronaldo by himself went down History books as one of the finest strikers the world has seen due to his goal scoring prowess for both Brazil and Spanish Club Real Madrid. Defenders and Goal keepers of Ronaldo’s playing era must have had a difficult time stopping him.

The Former Brazilian striker has been quick to praise the young Marcus Rashford and his goal hungry instinct in matches. Ronaldo who believes that a striker has to have the hunger for goals sees a lot of that in Marcus Rashford.

Ronaldo has also been impressed by Rashford’s speed, courage and ability with the ball traits which make him see a bit of himself in Marcus Rashford. That coming from a Brazilian legend and icon is just very special.
Ronaldo was also quick to give a rejoinder on Wayne Rooney who he believes has what it takes to start for England in the Euros given his all field contribution having had watched the England International play for a number of times albeit in different positions.