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Alejandro Garnacho, the Manchester United starlet, made a resounding impact in their match against Everton. The Argentine wonder kid concluded his 10-match goalless streak with a sensational goal, reminiscent of the impressive goal of the Red Devils legend, Wayne Rooney against Manchester City over a decade ago. Nevertheless, the 19-year-old star put an end to any such comparison by dedicating this goal to the Portuguese icon, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Manchester United moved up to sixth position in the league with a 3-0 victory at Goodison Park Stadium. Marcus Rashford and Antony Martial both found the back of the net against Everton. However, Garnacho’s stunning strike in the 3rd minute completely stole the spotlight of the entire game.

Alejandro Garnacho tributes his goal to Cristiano Ronaldo


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It all unfolded when Diogo Dalot delivered an assist with a deep cross into the box for Garnacho. The Argentine prodigy converted this opportunity with a flying overheard kick at the top right corner. Soccer pundits compared his effort with Rooney’s overhead kick against Manchester City in 2011. Furthermore, The Argentine’s goal evoked memories of Ronaldo’s similar strike with Real Madrid in the Champions League. He netted such an acrobatic overhead goal against Juventus in 2018.

 On this note, the Argentine winger may have concluded any such debate with his recent Instagram story. He shared the comparison of his goal with Ronaldo’s strike thus following his idol’s footsteps. Garnacho’s dedication in this early stage of his career sums up the inspiration he derives from Cristiano Ronaldo.



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The 19-year-old starlet also celebrated his first league goal of this season with CR7’s iconic ‘SIU’ celebration. Meanwhile, numerous soccer stars, including his teammate, Bruno Fernandes, were captivated by the goal he scored. The United captain claimed his strike was ‘out of the world’ and also highlighted the work rate required to reach the heights of Ronnie.

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Let’s delve further into what the Portuguese captain had to say about Garnacho’s triumph.

What did Bruno Fernandes have to remark about Gernacho?


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The Portuguese midfielder stressed that the Argentine should elevate this gameplay and contribute to the upcoming games. He should focus on his talent and maximize the potential he possesses on the match days. Fernandez was affectionate as well as comprehended the reality for Garnacho, lying ahead in his career.


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Fernandes acknowledged the teenage sensation’s unwavering commitment to emulate Ronaldo. Nevertheless, Alejandro Gernacho ought to demonstrate his goal-scoring prowess, following his inspiration from CR7. The United captain remarked, It’s amazing, something out of this world, I think. Probably he’s watching too many Cristiano clips! We all know that he’s a big fan. Still, a long way for him to be like Cristiano, but he’s getting his steps.” 

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