Ghanaian International Emmanuel Gyasi share personal information on the emotional moment he first met Ronaldo, adding he was fascinated to the point that he almost fainted.
The 28-year-old first met his Idol Cristiano Ronaldo in November, 2021 during their Serie A match.
Gyasi wanted to swap jerseys but it did not come on. The Portuguese icon remembered Gyasi and gave him his jersey at half time during the reverse fixture.
Spezia star left out of Ghana’s Afcon squad and was recently snubbed for double-headers against Super Eagles of Nigeria but hopefully to meet him again in the upcoming world cup in Qatar 2022 in November.
in an interview with Corriere dello Sport, He said: “I still get chills. When I met him in Spezia-Juventus I found the courage to go and say hello and I said: ‘Cristiano, you are an example for me and for everyone’. He replied: ‘Keep working and cultivating your dreams’. At the return match, in Turin, he came to look for me to give me his shirt. At that moment I almost fainted.
“Growing up I got passionate about Ronaldo and it was crazy to face him. I don’t understand why people insult Ronaldo, he is humble guy who gives everything to be on top and he succeeds – He added.
Black Stars winger played entire duration on Saturday as his team, Spezia lost 1-3 to Atlanta in the Italian Serie A but was rated 6.0 after the final whistle.
Source: SeanCity.net / Opoku Obed Asare