Barcelona fans will have some short but sweet memories of the Brazilan Ronaldo playing at the Nou Camp during the 1996/97 season, even if he did go on to become a Real Madrid legend afterwards. He played 49 games for the club, scoring a whopping 47 goals and making seven assists as he grew into one of the greatest players of all time.
Who was better in their prime?
He may have hit his peak at Madrid, scoring 104 goals and making 34 assists in 177 appearances, but Barca fans enjoyed his brilliance and still appreciate it now. His one season at the club didn’t see the La Liga title back in Catalonia but they did win the Copa Del Rey and the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup, and Ronaldo’s quality was there for all to see.
Barcelona’s official Twitter account pointed out he’ll be returning to their home ground on Tuesday as president of Valladolid and posted a few of his best goals in a Barca shirt. They also posted a link to a video of all his 47 goals for the club, and fans were quick to argue that he was better than Cristiano Ronaldo has been.
On Tuesday, @Ronaldo will return to Camp Nou, now as president of Valladolid.
🔝⚽ Is this his best goal with Barça?
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) 26 October 2019
You can see some of their reactions to the tweet below:
The real Ronaldo >>>>>> cr7
— wwwwwwww (@xmcbznx) 26 October 2019
— ` (@akash1049_) 26 October 2019
The real ronaldo… love by all hate by none. An absolute legend
— ✨DE’WALLE✨ (@wallexymilla) 26 October 2019
Greatest Ronaldo Of All Time
— Hermes Trismegistus (@Romeorumiii) 26 October 2019
The only Ronaldo we know🙌..
— Thami Tshabalala (@thamitshabalal4) 26 October 2019
The only Ronaldo we acknowledge is Nazario
— Lulama Maswanganyi (@Lulama_XVI) 26 October 2019
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