Cristiano Ronaldo Jnr shows he’s got the same fancy footwork as his father as video footage emerges of him dazzling in training with his Manchester United youth team
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s son is impressing in Manchester United youth team training
- Ronaldo Jnr showed his flair and he performed some superb skills
- The 11-year-old hopes he will eventually break into the first-team at Old Trafford
Cristiano Ronaldo has always been known for his flair and it looks as if his son, who is also on Manchester United’s books, is taking after him.
Ronaldo Jnr is currently playing for United at youth level and a video has emerged which shows the 11-year-old demonstrating his skills in training.
In the video Ronaldo Jnr performs a stepover – one of Ronaldo’s trademarks – and also shows excellent awareness to evade opponents.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s son has been impressing in training for Manchester United at youth level
In addition, Ronaldo Jnr also controlled the ball expertly, while his running style also bears a striking resemblance to Ronaldo.
The youngster will hope that he will eventually be able to follow in his father’s footsteps by playing for United at senior level.
Another video showed Ronaldo Jnr working on his finishing as he practiced his skills.
As reported by The Sun, Ronaldo’s son has been begging his father not to retire so that he can get the chance to play alongside him.
The 11-year-old showed excellent flair as he demonstrated his range of skills in training
Dolores Aveiro (left) believes Cristiano Ronaldo Jr (right) is another star in the making
Ronaldo, 37, said: ‘My son tells me, ‘Dad hold on a few more years – I want to play with you.’
Ronaldo added that he will not pressurise his son into becoming a full-time footballer.
Ronaldo said: ‘Only time will tell. I will never pressure him.
‘He will do what he wants.
‘Also what I want the most for Cristianito and everyone else is that they’re happy and that they choose what they want.
‘I will support in any way.’
Ronaldo Jr’s grandmother, Dolores Aveiro, previously said that he was better than his father at his age.
Aveiro said: ‘At his age, he [Ronaldo Jr] plays better than Ronaldo. At the time, Ronaldo didn’t have a coach, but today Ronaldo is his son’s teacher.’