Cristiano Ronaldo produced a masterclass as Manchester United beat Brentford 3-0 in their last home game of the season. Ronaldo ran back the years with a vintage performance, dropping deep, creating chances and linking up the play. He was unfortunate not to get an assist for his amazing game but got a well deserved goal to show for it.
This was Cristiano Ronaldo’s 18th Premier League goal this season equaling his tally from 2008/09 season when he scored 18 goals in the Premier League. Overall it was Cristiano’s 24th goal this season an impressive return considering his age.
Ronaldo was also named the Man of the Match for his spectacular performance. Here’s the full numbers of Ronaldo’s game:
Cristiano Ronaldo vs Brentford:
100% shot accuracy
100% aerial duels won
92% pass accuracy
5 duels won
3 aerial duels won
3 x possession won
1 penalty won
1 chance created
The Portuguese was also seen sending a message to the cameras: “I’m not finished” as he was walking off to the dressing room.
Brentford Manager Thomas Frank also had some amazing words for Cristiano Ronaldo:
“I hope everyone understands that he’s one of the best ever to play football, one of the best players ever in the world. He will be mentioned together with Pele, Maradona, Messi & Cruyff. He’s in that bracket.”
“I think obviously some of the goals he’s scored this season, the volley against Tottenham I think [showed] an unbelievable skillset. So obviously he has some finishing abilities that showed why he was the best or one of the best in the world and ever.”
Cristiano Ronaldo’s future at Man United still remains uncertain but Man United management remains confident that Ronaldo will be at the club next season.