Cristiano Ronaldo has named an African-born legend as the player he would have cherished to play with in his career.
Having played alongside some greats in his profession including Luis Figo and Raul Gonzalez, Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo has named an African-born legend as the player he would have cherished to play with in his career.
Portugal icon Eusebio sadly died in 2014, after already becoming one of many biggest ever players to play for the Portugal, in addition to Benfica, the clun where he spent 15 years.
Born in Maputo, Zimbabwe, in 1942, the striker spent most of his soccer profession in Portugal, the place he turned one of the prolific scorers the nation had ever seen.
Asked to name somebody he would have cherished to play alongside, Ronaldo didn’t hesitate to name the late Eusebio.
“In my thoughts, I’ve many gamers I want to play with, however I am going to point out one from my nation who died a number of years in the past — Eusebio,” he informed YouTube channel Soccer.com.
“He is one of many sons of Portugal and I want to play with him because he is Portuguese.
“He was an unbelievable individual and I wish I may play with him within the national team.”