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Solskjaer lauds Ronaldo for his “Michael Jordan” moment

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Yesterday night’s Cristiano Ronaldo equaliser for Manchester United in the Champions League has left Ole Gunnar Solskjaer starstruck.

Ole Gunnar was extremely content after witnessing Cristiano Ronaldo rescue Manchester United from the clutches of Atalanta in the Champions League on Tuesday night.

The Portugal megastar netted both goals for the Red Devils as the English side secured a point with a 2-2 draw. It is because of Cristiano that Man Utd have been able to make back-to-back victories in each of their last two European encounters.

Solskjaer was so happy that he even compared Ronaldo’s injury-time equaliser to Micheal Jordan, one of the NBA’s finest of finishers.

The GOAT. 🐐🔥

“We kept going, we had a good attitude, we are fit, we did the same as at Old Trafford. We got a goal and we got a very important point,” the manager told BeIN Sport after the final whistle.

“[Ronaldo] is incredible, if there’s anyone you want the ball to fall to in the last minute, it’s him. He’s the best goalscorer alive. And it’s hard for me to say that because he just went past me with his two goals. Now he’s got one more goal for Man Utd than me, but well done! 

“That last goal there, that must be a Michael Jordan moment when he wins championships in extra time. No-one can question the attitude and character of these players. They never give up, and sometimes we play better than tonight. But as long as I see that attitude every time, the quality will come.”

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