Check it out here as five of arguably the greatest centre-backs of the last decade reflect on what an incredible forward Cristiano Ronaldo is.
Perhaps the deadliest goalscorer in history, Cristiano Ronaldo has made light work of Europe’s strongest defences across his career. He is only one of seven players to reach the 700-goal mark; having scored 743 goals for club and country.
Even at the age of 35, Ronaldo still strikes fear into defences. His instincts in the final third remain as sharp as ever, with the Portuguese phenomenon scoring 21 goals in 22 Serie A games this season.
The challenge now will be to see whether the five-time Ballon d’Or winner can break Josef Bican’s world record of 805 goals. Considering there is a 62-goal deficit to overcome, it won’t be easy. But if there’s anything this guy loves more than scoring goals, it’s a decent challenge.
And as you can probably imagine, there will be a lot of relieved defenders in Europe once Ronaldo finally hangs up his boots.
So, without further ado, we present what arguably the five best centre-backs of the last decade think of CR7.