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Ronaldo influenced Juventus star Fagioli

Football Express

It is no doubt Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the most influential players around. The Manchester United star is the reason behind so many young players giving their 100% for the game. Ronaldo, now 37, is at an age where he has young players playing alongside him. There is no denying that he is the role model of millions around the world. The likes of Sancho, Rashford, Garnacho, and Elanga all have claimed how determined playing with Ronaldo makes them feel. No wonder Manchester United youngsters are doing so well at the moment.

Not just Manchester United, Ronaldo is an inspiration for most of the youngsters in the world. One such player is Juve’s 21-year-old star Nicolo Fagioli. Fagioli’s father reveals how he became a Bianconeri fan because of Ronaldo and how Ronaldo believed in him.

Ronaldo was fantastic with Nicolò. When we were all scared by the problem to his heart, reassured him saying that he had had a similar issue when he was a kid and that everything would be solved.”

Fagioli’s father revealed how he became a Juve fan and then Nicolo grew up watching him support Juventus.

I became a Juventus fan thanks to my dad. I grew up watching Michel Platini. The same happened with Nicolò who watched Juventus games with me. Alessandro Del Piero was his first idol, after him, it was Paulo Dybala and Nicolò was lucky to meet him and play with him. They are on good terms. In the current squad, Nicolò has a great rapport with Morata, they are friends and they even went on holiday together

Fagioli scores his first Juventus goal

The start was fantastic for Fagioli as he netted his first goal for Juventus in the 1-0 win against Leece. His father talked about what the goal meant for him.

I was moved and I hope it is just the beginning, but the goal is already a dream for a Juventus fan like me. I told Nicolò to enjoy this goal for a few hours, he deserved it. I’ve watched the goal at least 30 times and some tears always run down my face. However, that type of goal did not surprise me.

He scored similar goals when he was playing for the Primavera. He also found the net from midfield more than once. I hope he can score a goal like that against Inter I am saying it more as a fan than as a father.

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