Crotone talisman Simy Nwankwo has revealed that he tried and failed in his try to get Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey in February.
Juventus clashed with Crotone in February and gained the sport comfortably courtesy of a Cristiano Ronaldo brace and a Weston McKennie strike.
Simy got here off the bench in that recreation, however wasn’t in a position to encourage a comeback. He did have the possibility to ask Cristiano Ronaldo for his jersey after the sport.
To Simy’s disappointment, Cristiano Ronaldo had already given his jersey to his compatriot Pedro Pereira post-game.
“I attempted to exchange the shirt with Cristiano Ronaldo, however he gave it to Pedro Pereira who’s Portuguese like him,” Simy informed Tribuna.
It stays to be seen if Simy will get one other likelihood to ask Cristiano Ronaldo for his jersey, because the Portuguese has been closely linked with a transfer away from Juventus.
But contemplating the gentleman that Ronaldo is, it gained’t be a shock if Simy has his want and the Portuguese reaches out to him with a particular present.
Simy goals of getting Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski’s jersey as well as to Cristiano Ronaldo’s
Exchanging jerseys on the finish of the sport is nothing new, however issues have turn out to be stricter within the on-going pandemic state of affairs.
Ronaldo and Messi are two of essentially the most admired footballers on the earth, and so usually different gamers will be seen round them asking to change jerseys with the 2 stars.
Robert Lewandowski is one other participant who appears to have damaged into the class of extraordinary gamers after his goal-scoring exploits.
The Pole has at all times been a constant goal-scorer, however his performances final season transcended all different seasons as he helped Bayern Munich to an unprecedented six trophies.
Simy has admitted that he would love to have Messi and Lewandowski’s jerseys as effectively.
“I might [also] like these of Messi and Lewandowski,” Simy revealed.
Simy himself has finished exceedingly effectively within the Serie A this season. His objectives – 19 of them – weren’t in a position to maintain Crotone within the high flight, however he finds himself degree with the likes of Ciro Immobile and Luis Muriel within the Serie A goal-scoring charts.