Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s famous headed goal against Sampdoria in Serie A recently, leaping to the heavens and burying a superbly timed effort, Manchester United supporters called back to another incredible jump back in 2007 against AS Roma in the Champions League.
Ronaldo’s heroics against Sampdoria have been doing the rounds on social media, with the Portuguese star seemingly always finding a new way to impress the footballing community – but these United fans have reminded everyone that the effort wasn’t his first time finding the net after an almighty jump.
Sir Alex Ferguson’s side went on to destroy the Italian side at Old Trafford 7-1, sailing through to the next round of the Champions League before eventually going out to AC Milan thanks to a Kaka masterclass.
Looking back on Ronaldo’s heroics in Rome, United supporters yearned after their former star – here’s what they had to say on Twitter.
And that’s a fact. He is special pic.twitter.com/q6uGRvoo0E
— Faizo Ug (@Faizoug1) December 19, 2019
Astounding footballer. So missed 😢
— Mike Wrigley (@MikeWrigley) December 19, 2019
Unbelievable determination to get on the end of that, top header
— Lee Nadin (@LeeNadin1) December 19, 2019
He is best ever pic.twitter.com/sdkWpurYnQ
— Andile Vinicius Jnr (@Andile81349343) December 19, 2019
This is United we fell in love with oh my God what a team! We will get back dere Insha Allah.
— Ahmed🕸 (@tg4hunnid_) December 19, 2019
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it can only be Ronaldo
— tdowu (@tdowu) December 20, 2019
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