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Five Footballers Who Idolised Cristiano Ronaldo When They Were Young

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the best players in the history of the UEFA Champions League. He has achieved so many things since he became a professional football player. For instance, Ronaldo has scored the highest number of goals in men's international football. This is why there are many football players who idolised Cristiano Ronaldo when they were young.

1. Kylian Mbappe

Mbappe has grown into one of the most respected football players in the entire world. The French youngster has already won the FIFA World Cup during his professional career. It is important to point out that Kylian Mbappe idolised Cristiano Ronaldo when he was a young boy. He used to have pictures of Ronaldo in his room.

2. Raheem Sterling

Pep Guardiola has transformed Raheem Sterling into one of the best wingers in the English Premier League. The Manchester City star played very well during the European Championship this year. Cristiano Ronaldo is Raheem Sterling's football idol. However, Raheem Sterling has not been able to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo.

3. Justin Kluivert

He was promoted to the Dutch national team in 2018. This is because he is said to be one of the most talented young players in Dutch football. He currently plays for Nice in the French first division. Justin Kluivert used to idolise Cristiano Ronaldo when he was a boy. He now has the chance to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo.

4. Bukayo Saka

He is one of the youngest players in the English national team. Bukayo Saka has performed well for Arsenal since he was promoted to the senior team. He used to admire Cristiano Ronaldo when he was a young boy. Bukayo Saka now has the chance to surpass Cristiano Ronaldo's achievements in football.

5. Gabriel Martinelli

He has scored five league goals since he secured a transfer to Arsenal some years ago. He even scored a very important goal against Chelsea in the English Premier League. It is important to note that Gabriel Martinelli used to idolise Cristiano Ronaldo when he was a young boy.

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