Crotone ahead reveals he was snubbed by Cristiano Ronaldo whereas making an attempt to change jerseys

Crotone talisman Simy Nwankwo has revealed that he tried and failed in his try to get Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey in February.

Juventus clashed with Crotone in February and gained the sport comfortably courtesy of a Cristiano Ronaldo brace and a Weston McKennie strike.

Simy got here off the bench in that sport, however wasn’t in a position to encourage a comeback. He did have the possibility to ask Cristiano Ronaldo for his jersey after the sport.

To Simy’s disappointment, Cristiano Ronaldo had already given his jersey to his compatriot Pedro Pereira post-game.

“I attempted to change the shirt with Cristiano Ronaldo, however he gave it to Pedro Pereira who’s Portuguese like him,” Simy advised Tribuna.

It stays to be seen if Simy will get one other likelihood to ask Cristiano Ronaldo for his jersey, because the Portuguese has been closely linked with a transfer away from Juventus.

However contemplating the gentleman that Ronaldo is, it gained’t be a shock if Simy has his want and the Portuguese reaches out to him with a particular reward.

Simy desires of getting Lionel Messi and Robert Lewandowski’s jersey along with Cristiano Ronaldo’s

Exchanging jerseys on the finish of the sport is nothing new, however issues have develop into stricter within the on-going pandemic state of affairs.

Ronaldo and Messi are two of probably the most admired footballers on the earth, and so typically different gamers might be seen round them asking to modify jerseys with the 2 stars.

Robert Lewandowski is one other participant who appears to have damaged into the class of extraordinary gamers after his goal-scoring exploits.

The Pole has at all times been a constant goal-scorer, however his performances final season transcended all different seasons as he helped Bayern Munich to an unprecedented six trophies.

Simy has admitted that he wish to have Messi and Lewandowski’s jerseys as properly.

“I’d [also] like these of Messi and Lewandowski,” Simy revealed.

Simy himself has carried out exceedingly properly within the Serie A this season. His targets – 19 of them – weren’t in a position to preserve Crotone within the prime flight, however he finds himself degree with the likes of Ciro Motionless and Luis Muriel within the Serie A goal-scoring charts.

Printed 04 Could 2021, 12:36 IST

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