Cristiano Ronaldo is probably one of the top two players in the world along side Lionel Messi, so a player like him is unlikely to come along very often - that doesn't stop people claiming it though.
The 'new Cristiano Ronaldo' is a phrase often used when describing young players that are showing signs of excellence and have similar traits to the Real Madrid superstar, though only promise greatness.
It is a useful tool to generate interest in a rising star from the world's media - what can be more exciting that hearing the club you support has, or is after, a youngster that could develop into a player the standard of one of the most fearsome attackers in the world right now, and possibly ever.
GMS have been scouring news outlets form around the world and doing a bit of research to pick out the starlets can look as though they have the capabilities to shine brightest in a few years time.
We whittled it down to five, the top five 'new Cristiano Ronaldos' - click on to see who they are...