(VIDEO) Garnacho's wink to Cristiano's former team that everyone's talking about

The Argentinean never tires of expressing his admiration for the Portuguese at every opportunity

By William Estrella

Alejandro Garnacho and Cristiano Ronaldo
Alejandro Garnacho and Cristiano Ronaldo
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Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most influential players in the world and that is undeniable. With more than 620 million followers on his Instagram account alone, the Portuguese has inspired a whole generation of footballers who are now among the elite of world soccer. Players like Kylian Mbappé, Erling Haaland, Vinicius Jr. and others have publicly expressed their enormous admiration for the Portuguese star, whose fame transcends nationality barriers.

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And we all know about the eternal rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, so it is very difficult to see an Argentine saying that CR7 is better and the same with a Portuguese, it will be almost impossible to see them saying that Messi is better. However, there is an Argentine footballer who is not afraid to declare his admiration for the 'Bicho' and that is Alejandro Garnacho.

The 19-year-old Argentinean plays for Manchester United, a club where he was able to share a dressing room with his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo. Despite his nationality, Garnacho has never hidden his admiration for the Portuguese star, to whom he pays homage whenever he has the opportunity, as he has been seen performing multiple iconic Cristiano celebrations, which has earned him a lot of criticism in his country.

However, Garnacho doesn't seem to care what they say, as he continues to express his admiration for CR7. Now, he has made a nod towards one of Cristiano Ronaldo's former teams, as he was asked who he preferred, Real Madrid or Barcelona, the club where his compatriot Lionel Messi shone. His answer was clear and concise: "Real Madrid. Simple.

Garnacho and his most recent tribute to CR7

A few days ago, Angel Di Maria, Argentine footballer sent a message to Alejandro Garnacho, as he said that if it were him, he would not celebrate his goals like Cristiano Ronaldo, but like Lionel Messi. However, as soon as Garnacho scored again and ignored the advice of 'Fideo', he went back to celebrating like his idol CR7.

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