Brazil legend Ronaldo has praised Richarlison after his performances at the FIFA World Cup. The legendary footballer told the Tottenham Hotspur striker that he is inspiring millions and is a credit to the country.
richarlison he has been in top form this year at the FIFA World Cup. He has scored three goals in the tournament so far and is second in the Golden Boot race, two behind kylian mbappe.
Speaking to Ronaldo TV, the legendary footballer couldn’t help but praise Richarlison. He claimed that the striker has been inspiring millions to play, saying:
“Wow! You’re great. It’s three matches played, and now there are three more to go (to win the World Cup). What I did to inspire you. Now it’s your turn to inspire and you’re inspiring millions of Brazilians and millions of children. with your art, your goals, your joy of playing, your spontaneity, with your feelings. You are a source of pride for Brazil”.
Speaking about Richarlison’s goal in Brazil’s 4-1 draw against South Korea in the round of 16, Ronaldo added:
“It was a beautiful goal (against South Korea). You are playing center forward and you are the absolute striker we haven’t seen in a long time. Score many more goals. Go for it and bring the sixth World Cup home.”
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Marcel Brands, who signed Richarlison to Everton from Watford in 2018, believes Tottenham will find it difficult to keep the striker next summer.
He has backed the striker to play for Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern Munich, telling NOS:
“He has everything to be a great striker. He has length, speed, is agile, can play all attacking positions and is technically good. He can head exceptionally well, has tremendous jumping power and excellent timing in the air.”
“He’s also someone who works very hard for the team and still gets his comeback. People tend to forget that, but he works very hard. He’s everything you want in a striker. He could be playing for Paris Saint-Germain or Bayern de Munich as early as tomorrow.”
Tottenham signed Brazil’s FIFA World Cup star in the summer from Everton after battling Arsenal and Chelsea for their signature. He has registered two goals and three assists in 15 intercompetition games for the club.