One of the most legendary figures in the game has revealed how Cristiano Ronaldo put fear in him whenever they faced each other.
Ronaldo is widely regarded as one of the greatest to ever play the game of football, and the Al Nassr forward tormented several goalkeepers during his time in Europe.
Ex-Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon was one of those tasked with trying to stop Ronaldo over the past decade and the Italian shot-stopper came up short.
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As great as Buffon was, he had no chance of stopping Ronaldo's unforgettable overhead kick for Real Madrid against Juventus in 2018.
Buffon reveals Cristiano Ronaldo fear
“There were many but the ones who scored many goals for me were Vieri and Cristiano Ronaldo. Every time Ronaldo saw me he scored because he had an extraordinary scoring quality.
“CR7’s overhead kick? To the general amazement of the fans Juventus fans, with great sportsmanship, stood up to applaud him and as he returned to mid-field, seeing me in disbelief, he approached me and said: “Well at 33/34 years old, not bad, eh Gigi?”.
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