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Drogba: Why Ronaldo Is The Best Striker In The World

Didier Drogba: Why Cristiano Ronaldo Is The Best Striker In The World

By Keegan Kruger - Jun 22, 2018 05:46 PM @KeeganKruger

Didier Drogba, who is regarded by many to be one of Africa's greatest goalscorers ever, has explained why he thinks Real Madrid and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is the best striker in the world.

'Ronaldo Now On A New Level, Above Messi'

The 33-year-old, who has found the back of the net four times in two games at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, saw his goal against Morocco put him ahead of Ferenc Puskas as the all-time European record scorer with 85 goals.

Chelsea legend Drogba, who scored 65 goals in 105 appearances for the Ivory Coast, believes Ronaldo is a complete forward and is leaps and bounds ahead of his competition.

"He is the best striker at the moment in the world," he told the BBC.

"He is complete, he can score headers, he can score left foot, right foot, free-kicks, and he is always in movement.

"I think, for a defender, it is very difficult to defend against a player who is always moving and it is easier for a midfield player to find a guy who is always in movement."

Portugal Star: You Can't Compare Messi To Ronaldo

Ronaldo scored 44 goals in all competitions last season, with 26 of those coming in La Liga despite somewhat slow start.

Do you agree with Drogba's opinion about Ronaldo? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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yanga kokstad Joined: 26 Feb 2017
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yanga kokstad Jun 23, 2018 10:27 AM
Jommark it's not Ronaldo's fault your messy cant rise on big occasions and he always misses his penalties cause he does take them# well said by the Legend who knows football unlike some people who just comment
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JOMMAK Jun 23, 2018 09:06 AM
I see that Penald'or has already won the 2018 World Cup tournament...well, congratulations to him.
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MfanoYellow Jun 23, 2018 12:29 AM
True that
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Ntsunda112 Jun 22, 2018 09:39 PM
Drogba you will be crucified by some from catalunya
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DopeZN Jun 22, 2018 06:39 PM
Only the blind will dispute
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bhekijono1 Jun 22, 2018 06:32 PM
So true, and he always performs under pressure wherever he has they booed him but he gets the job done so perfectly.

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