Published On: Wed, Apr 4th, 2018

Ibrahimovic trolls Ronaldo over stunning volley

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic typically shifted the spotlight to himself when asked about Cristiano Ronaldo‘s bicycle kick.

Ronaldo stunned the football world Tuesday, producing one of the best goals of his illustrious career in Real Madrid’s Champions League win over Juventus.

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The acrobatic strike, Ronaldo’s second of the match, brought the Juventus faithful to their feet and even drew praise from basketball star LeBron James.

Related – Poll: Was Ronaldo’s bicycle kick the greatest goal in Champions League history?

Although the goal has been described as the best in Champions League history, Ibrahimovic wasn’t overly impressed.

“I think he is a goal machine,” Ibrahimovic told ESPN’s SportsCenter. “He scored a beautiful goal today, but he should try it from 40 metres and see if it goes in.”

Related – Zidane: My volley against Leverkusen was better than Ronaldo’s bicycle kick

Ibrahimovic is no stranger to producing jaw-dropping goals similar to Ronaldo’s, as the former Manchester United striker scored one of his most sensational goals during international play when his long-distance bicycle kick found the back of the net in Sweden’s victory over England in 2012.

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