Juventus striker Dusan Vlahovic has performed down comparisons with five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, saying he wouldn’t have had two consecutive braces had it not been for his supportive teammates.
Dusan Vlahovic Attains Feat That Cristiano Ronaldo Might Not At Juventus
Stunning the world, Ronaldo left Actual Madrid for Serie A giants Juventus in a large €117 million ($127.4 million) transfer in July 2018. He spent the subsequent three years of his profession on the Allianz Stadium, scoring 101 targets and offering 22 assists in 134 matches in all competitions.
Though he turned the quickest in Juventus’ historical past to succeed in 100 targets, his spell in Turin just isn’t thought-about as profitable as his spells at Actual Madrid or Manchester United (1st spell). Ronaldo helped the Bianconeri to 2 Serie A titles and one Coppa Italia, however he couldn’t propel them to UEFA Champions League glory.
Surprisingly, Ronaldo additionally by no means scored consecutive braces throughout this three-year keep at Juventus. Vlahovic, in the meantime, has not been practically as prolific because the 38-year-old however scored his second consecutive brace as Juventus picked up an easy 3-0 win over Lecce on Sunday night time (January 21). After the sport, many began evaluating the Serbian to the Al-Nassr famous person, however Vlahovic was fast to shoot the options down.
‘Calm’ Vlahovic Claims Ronaldo Comparisons Are Pointless
Discussing Ronaldo comparisons on DAZN, Vlahovic requested everybody to not “overdo” it and thanked his teammates as an alternative. The 23-year-old stated (through GOAL):
“Let’s not overdo it, I’m joyful as a result of I helped the crew. I wouldn’t have performed my brace with out the crew. I thank my comrades, let’s proceed like this.”
He additionally mentioned whether or not he felt nervous taking part in for a membership of Juventus’ stature.
“I’m all the time calm. Within the discipline, you may see feelings, however it’s not that issues disturb me. We managed to win in opposition to a troublesome opponent, on a troublesome discipline the place that they had not misplaced for a while. An necessary victory for us and the crew, particularly as a result of we didn’t concede a objective.”
The previous Fiorentina striker, who has been linked with the likes of Actual Madrid, Arsenal, and Chelsea, has been in effective kind this season. Enjoying 19 matches in Serie A, Vlahovic has scored 11 instances and supplied two assists.