Cristiano Ronaldo's Heat Map Proves He's More Than Just A 'Poacher'

Cristiano Ronaldo's heat map this season is something else.

The 33-year-old has incredibly transformed his game over the years.

From a speedy winger to an out-and-out striker with some even branding him a 'poacher' for his remarkable goal-scoring statistics.

On Saturday, Ronaldo bagged a brace making him Serie A's leading scorer - not to mention eight assists - and improving his tally to 49 goals for 2018.

But his heat map proves he's more than just a 'poacher'. His heat map brilliantly paints that picture.

Incredible. Look at that red outside of the area.

He's prominent in the wings as well as the box, whilst floating around the pitch to dictate play like his former La Liga rival, Lionel Messi.

Ronaldo is on course for another superb term, and he's already made history by surpassing Rui Barros as the highest-scoring Portuguese player in a Serie A season.

What a player.

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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