Peter Crouch

Peter Crouch’s reaction to Cristiano Ronaldo’s overhead kick vs Juventus goes viral

The reaction of Stoke City striker and former English international Peter Crouch to Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning second goal versus Juventus has gone viral online this evening.

Matchup

Last season’s Champions League finalists went head to head in Turin, with hosts Juve having come into proceedings on the back of a crucial 3-1 victory over AC Milan in Serie A at the weekend.

Real, meanwhile, rested several stars for their La Liga meeting with Las Palmas on Saturday, though Zinedine Zidane’s men nevertheless emerged with a comfortable 3-0 win.

Teams

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While a tight affair was predicted by many at the Allianz Stadium, the tie was blown wide open with just 3 minutes on the clock, as all-time Champions League top-scorer Cristiano Ronaldo added yet another strike to his frankly-ridiculous tally in Europe’s top-tier competition:

Stunning

Juventus grew into proceedings as the half wore on, with Gonzalo Higuain and Giorgio Chiellini both having had huge chances to level things up, but it was Ronaldo’s goal that separated the sides at the interval.

The second-half saw Paulo Dybala also go within inches of equalizing with a deflected free-kick, before Cristiano Ronaldo once again stepped up to produce one of the greatest goals in Champions League history.

Watch, and enjoy, below:

‘Only a few’

Unsurprisingly, the online reaction to the Real legend’s strike has since been quite a sight to behold, with one Tweet, from former English international striker Peter Crouch, having gone absolutely viral:

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Marcelo went on to put the tie firmly to bed a short time after Ronaldo’s second, getting on the end of a gorgeous, flowing Real move to dink a perfect finish over Gianluigi Buffon.

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