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Sancho reveals why Cristiano Ronaldo is his biggest inspiration

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As a new Red Devil, Jadon Sancho explained the reason he considers Cristiano Ronaldo as one of his biggest inspirations. 

Jadon Sancho recently revealed Cristiano Ronaldo as one of his biggest inspirations as a professional footballer. Although his style of play is very different to Ronaldo, the career is what inspires him the most. As we all know, the Portuguese star has built one of the most iconic figures in football history. Being a former Manchester United star, it is obvious Cristiano inspires countless young players who represent the Red Devils. Jadon Sancho is no different and he even aspires to eventually keep the club’s number ‘7’ jersey.

For now, Edinson Cavani will keep this number but the Uruguay international doesn’t plan to remain at the club for much longer as a seasoned veteran. As soon as he leaves the club, Sancho will be waiting to take his number and honor it in Cristiano Ronaldo’s name. This jersey is the most iconic at the club with some of the biggest names in English football wearing it in the past. Ronaldo is simply one in a long list of prestigious names that have given this number the history it has. 

The reason Sancho has Ronaldo as his role model. 

In a recent interview reported by Metro, Jadon Sancho revealed the reason behind his deep admiration towards Cristiano Ronaldo. Much like many United youngsters before him, Jadon looks at all the accomplishments in Cristiano Ronaldo’s entire career. However, he knows their style of play is very different: “Who do I model my game on?

“I feel like everyone is different, I have different attributes to other players but Cristiano Ronaldo. What he’s done in his career is a fantastic thing. He started at Sporting Lisbon and then he came to Manchester so it’s always good to see these iconic players come through iconic clubs. It’s nice to see. I’m Eager to win. Determined to win trophies. Goals and assists. A bit of skills here and there.”