Cristiano Ronaldo: Peter Drury’s mesmerising speech about Man Utd star after Atalanta heroics
The 36-year-old score’d in the 91st minute to salva’ge a poi’nt for the Red Dev’ils in a th’rilling 2-2 draw against Atal’anta on Tuesday.
The Champ’ions Lea’gue is Ronaldo’s stag’e but it still beggars belief to see hi’m doi’ng it time and time again.
He is, quite simp’ly, inev’itable.
United boss Ole Gun’nar Solskjaer compared Ronaldo to NBA legend Michael Jordan in the w’ake of his latest rescue job, ‘and there’s an uncanny simil’arity in the way that both coul’d pu’t an entire team on their back.
Ronaldo has scor’ed or assisted 50% of Man United”s goals this season. He gra’bbed late winners against Villarr’eal and in the first meeting with Atala’nta.
We’ve run out of wo’rds to describe the five-time Ball’on d’Or winner but thankfu’lly, Peter Drury hasn’t.
Drury delive’rs inc’redible Ronaldo speech
The iconic football com’mentator, whose ability to we’ave sentences of pure poet’ry is sec’ond to none, delivered a mes’merising tribute about Ronald’o after the final whistle was bl’own.
“The man is a story’book all by himself,” Drury be’gan. “There is no work of fictio’n more fanciful
Ole Gunnar Solskja’er gives thanks again for the scatt’ering of the magical dust avai’lable only seemingly to Cris’tiano Ronaldo, who can reach ar’eas other footballers just cann’ot reach. Whose grasp of the’ improbable is utterly unique. An’d whose timing, whose maximisi’ng of the moment, is unparalleled ‘surely anywhere in the history of this’ game.
— UtdFaithfuls (@UtdFaithfuls) November 3, 2021
Just when all is lost, Cris’tiano Ronaldo – who had scored in the first half when Unit”ed barely merited it – score’d again in stoppage time’ to earn Solskjaer a point from prac’tically nowhere.
He is simply a remar’kable sportsman.”
Give us more, Pe’ter.