Cristiano Ronaldo

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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    you posted there yesterday!
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    The Man Himself asked for a tagline change and all I got was this.

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    Missed the match and goals. The last 3 pages told a lot about it though. Especially posts from pseudo experts like snake pisstake.
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    Spoony The People's President

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    It was a temp ban, obviously.

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    acnumber9 Full Member

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    Does it matter whether he scored a tap in or not? The alarming regularity with which he gets tap ins is a fantastic talent in itself.
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    So CR7 split up from Irina?! Someone get him a British chick who is obsessed with Manchester please :drool:
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    ok
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    ps. How many penalties has he scored where he would've buried the chance anyway? A pen is a goal, simple as!
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    it matters to the ones that matters

    maybe it doesnt matter to you, for some people it does

    and, btw, if it doesnt matter to you, what do you care if someone points that he scored a tap in or a penalty?

    it doesnt matter to me how ronaldo was dressed for the ballon d'or award, or how the other player was,

    all the praise and critizism any of them go, didnt matter to me
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    Surprise, surprise - Ronaldo goes about his business and scores his goals: 5 new pages on here about people hating.

    Like I said earlier, haters will hate. Ronaldo's gonna score.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    It's a wonderful circle of life, isn't it?
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    Ronaldo's Mum Eh? Ronaldo is shite

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    It is but the sad thing is it's going to lead in tears for them. Cristiano's gonna get his 4th ballon d'or next year. Book it.
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    SirAF Ageist

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    :drool:
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    Presumably people mention that it was a tap in to people who were aware of the goal already to temper enthusiasm. As if it's a slight that he scores a lot of tap ins. It's remarkable that he can do it so often. I've no idea why you're talking about how players dress.
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    well, that what i'm sayihg, is amazing how many taps in and penalties he scores

    we are on the same wave
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    acnumber9 Full Member

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    But you're dressing it as a criticism. It's stupid.
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    and you are dressing it as a praise, and in my book that's stupid

    and btw, i'm not critizising him for that, i'm just stating that it was a tap in

    and people here get wounded
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    Scoring a tap-in may be a matter of luck or of great movement. When a forward scores many tap-ins, it is about movement and anticipation, not about luck.

    Movement (including anticipation) is as important in football as technique and power but it is more difficult to appreciate it than skills on the ball or power because it is more difficult to take notice of it. I think that Ronaldo's greatest asset as a forward may be exactly his movement. Judging by a recent interview, Ancelotti seems to think the same.
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    jojojo JoJoJoJoJoJo Staff

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    Family troubles are seldom good news for players, so it wouldn't be a surprise.

    If the Barcelona gossip press are right he had another round of treatment on his knee over Christmas. Last time he had it done was when he missed a couple of games near the start of the season. This time though he wasn't/hasn't rested after the treatment and it's less likely to have worked - allegedly.

    I think it may be a more general Madrid team problem though. Ramos, Kroos, Ronaldo aren't really rotated and all of them are looking a bit worse for wear. Ancelotti says the team's coming back into form and in another couple of weeks it will be fine, I guess we wait and see.
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    I've said this multiple times, why not appreciate both players? Why the need to constantly downplay their merits? For instance, im portuguese and supposedly should be biased but i enjoy seeing Messi playing. Never said a bad word against him in off topic terms. Football wise, i give my opinion when he plays good or bad. It isn't annoying for me when people criticize Ronaldo rightfully. But there are some that are always clearly fishing. Here and in the Messi thread when they mention he isn't anything without Iniesta or Xavi. The quality in both thread is atrocious if you compare with the level most discussion topics have in this great forum. It certainly is fascinating to see two amazing players in their "dispute". Bottom line, some prefer Messi and other prefer Ronaldo. Some people suggest that there is preferencial treatment for Ronaldo fans. I actually don't think so. I think it's pretty even. Surprising for an United messageboard but understandable since we have alot of neutrals. There are some members that accuse other of acting childish on the thread and don't look at their own posture, which is a shame. The discussion will always be tainted because people can't act rationally.
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    Red Shorts Forrest Gimp

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    I agree goals shouldn't be used to measure football performance.

    Take this Real Madrid team for instance, they will never be considered a great team because all they do is score goals.
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    kouroux 45k posts to finally achieve this tagline

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    ...and winning games and cups.
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    Guys, I wasn't being serious...just an attempt to highlight the silliness of downplaying goals. They're the whole point of football. That isn't it to say all goals are equal; some are clearly more important than others. But even if a player does feck all during the game and ends up scoring two - like Ronaldo often does - he has undeniably influenced the game.
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    Revan Assumptionman

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    Does a tap in count less than a goal from 50m? Or does the team get less points if wins the match by tap ins?
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    they count the same

    but they are still penaltys and tap ins
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    Revan Assumptionman

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    And? Is there anything bad on it?
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    soap Directionless weirdo who like booze and ganja

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    Yeah its no coincidence some players keep scoring tap ins. Penalties, fair enough discount them, any professional should be able to score the vast majority of penalties they take.
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    not bad, not great
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    SirAF Ageist

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    ...and so what?
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    If a goal is a goal then why did people criticise Suarez for none of his goals being against the top 4 last season?
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    nothing, just that

    penalties and tap ins

    just facts

    why does it bother you that much that i point out that Ronaldo scored a tap in?
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    SirAF Ageist

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    It does not bother me that you point out that fact, but you seem to use that as a criticism against him. It does not matter how goals are scored - if someone scores with the consistency that he does, then that is a sign of greatness.
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    It's obviously great if he manages to score more than 50 goals for the fifth season in a row. No other player in the history of football in Europe has managed to do so. Feck, no other players has managed to score 50 or more goals on four consecutive seasons.

    A tap in is a goal. It counts the same as dribbling past 5 players, assisting yourself and then scoring with a bicycle kick while having at the same time a selfie with iphone 7. And it wins the same number of points. If these 50 tap ins which Penaldo scores helps Real Madrid to win yeat another title (be it league and UCL) then it is great both for him and for club. And if it is an UCL, then most likely will give him a Tap In'Or. Again!
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    SirAF Ageist

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    Spot on, it's not difficult to grasp.
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    ok
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    Alock1 Wears XXXL shirts and can't type ellipses

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    Where is the Messi + Ronaldo comparison thread again ?

    I assume @Marcosdeto doesn't know either :smirk:
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    SirAF Ageist

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    Is he wrong?
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    i'm not saying that ronaldo is not great, i think he is one of the best ten players ever

    but if he scores a tap in, he scores a tap in wether you like it or not
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    Marcosdeto Full Member

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    no, he is right, that's why i said "ok"
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