CRISTIANO RONALDO was accused of stealing Alvaro Morata’s already goal-bound strike by followers on-line throughout Juventus’ 3-0 victory over Dynamo Kiev final night time.
The Portuguese celebrity netted his 750th career goal, when he gave his facet a 2-0 lead on 57 minutes.
CR7 tapped house virtually on the objective lineCredit score: EPA
For a participant that has an outstanding highlights reel of magnificent strikes, this was definitely on the straightforward facet for CR7.
Actually, the ball would have gone in no matter whether or not he determined to prod house.
Federico Chiesa’s depraved centre from the fitting ricocheted between Morata and the helpless goalkeeper, touching the Spaniard final and heading in the direction of the underside nook.
That is the place Ronaldo was lurking, nonetheless, able to pounce.
And pounce he did, instinctively prodding house his landmark strike.
The 35-year-old then confronted a couple of nervous moments, as VAR checked whether or not he was offside.
However he was spared any blushes because the objective was given by referee Stephanie Frappart.
On-line, nonetheless, he was accused of stealing the objective.
Ronaldo made certain to have fun with MorataCredit score: AFP or licensors
A fan wrote: “Ronaldo stealing objectives from morata, there’s ranges to this…”
And one other wrote, adopted by a crying emoji: “Did Ronaldo simply steal Morata’s objective”.
One did come to his defence, nonetheless, writing: “how did Ronaldo steal that objective? Messi followers dey vex Ronaldo is doing what they need make Messi dey do”.