Cristiano Ronaldo proves critics wrong, produces sublime pass in draw with Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo proves critics wrong, produces sublime pass in draw with Spain

- Cristiano Ronaldo was in the thick of things during Portugal's draw with Spain in a friendly match

- The 35-year-old produced a contender for the assist of the season but did not find the back of the net

- The match ended in a 0-0 draw scoreline as Ronaldo hit the woodwork with his effort on goal

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Cristiano Ronaldo has silenced his critics about him being selfish in a match after providing a sublime assist during Portugal's 0-0 draw with Spain.

The Juventus striker used the outside of his boot to find Renato Sanchez whose effort rattled the cross-bar with his first-time shot.

The move from Ronaldo was one of the highlights of the highly entertaining game between the Iberia neighbors.

Cristiano Ronaldo proves critics wrong, produces sublime pass in draw with Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo proves critics wrong, produces sublime pass in draw with Spain. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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CR7 has been accused of being selfish all through his career but the pass to Sanchez proved that the 35-year-old is also a team player.

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The counter-attacking move from Portugal saw Ronaldo deliver a curling pass to the Lille midfielder but he could find a breakthrough goal.

And fans on social media have been praising the former Real Madrid man for his instinctive pass to his international teammate.

One fan on Twitter insisted Ronaldo was all hard work and no natural flair as he posted:

"Spectacular pass by Cristiano Ronaldo.
"If he manages to pass like that just being a 'training product' and 'without natural talent', then natural talent is overrated ...."

A second fan said:

"What a phenomenal pass by Cristiano Ronaldo. Xavi-esque pass with the outside of his foot, and people try spread the myth he's not a great passer."

A third hailed the pass from the five-time Ballon d'Or winner:

"The pass of a genius."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Sergio Ramos who is the captain of Spanish champions Real Madrid has amended his relationship with former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after Portugal's tie against Spain.

These two world football stars met on Wednesday night, October 7, in the international friendly which ended in a goalless draw.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Sergio Ramos played together for nine years at Real Madrid winning the League and Champions League titles together before the Portuguese left for Juventus.

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