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Cristiano Ronaldo Jr is keen to follow in his dad's footsteps and become a professional footballer. Sure, the little guy is playing for Juventus' youth team and scored four times on his debut, but he also thinks he'll be better than his dad.
Talk about making a bold statement -- or maybe Ronaldo's personality is being rubbed off on the 8-year-old, no?
The Juventus forward, on the other hand, doesn't share in his son's big ambitions to surpass his dad's achievements.
"I hope that Cris, my son, can be like his dad," he told beIN SPORTS (via the Daily Mirror). "He says he is going to be better [than me], but I think it's difficult.
"I am very happy to have scored, for him too. He is playing for Juventus and adapting really well -- it has been easier for him than for me."
To be fair to the Portuguese forward, he might have a point.
Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are in a league of their own, with each of them sharing a record five Ballon d'Ors apiece.
It looks like the former Madrid man isn't showing any signs of slowing down either.
He scored a brace against Sassuolo over the weekend and, in the process, became only the fifth player in history to break the 400-goal mark in club career.
Thanks @EASPORTSFIFA for the World's First copy of #FIFA19 :fire: Come and join me in the Game pic.twitter.com/q31AiIsZsa
- Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) 18 September 2018
Salah & Neymar's performances make me appreciate Messi & Ronaldo that little bit more. We're desperate to say someone's reached their level, but we're still nowhere close. Extreme consistency from teenage years through their 30s has those two in a different realm.
- Kevin Egan (@kev_egan) 18 September 2018
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