Cristiano Ronaldo: Emmanuel Gyasi does his celebration after scoring banger v Juventus

Gyasi did Ronaldo's celebration after scoring vs Juventus

Juventus lost their talisman - Cristiano Ronaldo - in the summer.

The Portuguese forward was so good for the Italian side but he pushed for a move, eventually signing for Manchester United.

The Old Lady have struggled without arguably the greatest player of all-time.

Max Allegri's side failed to win each of their opening four Serie A games.

Their record of two draws and two losses had them in the relegation zone prior to Wednesday evening's match against Spezia.

Things started well for Juve at Stadio Alberto Picco as they took the lead just before the half-an-hour mark.



Moise Kean, who replaced Ronaldo at the club, scored his first goal since returning.

But they were pegged back five minute later after a moment of magic from Emmanuel Gyasi.

The 27-year-old cut inside on to his right foot and unleashed a venomous effort that lasered past Wojciech SzczÄ™sny.

Gyasi then produced some elite trolling by performing Ronaldo's iconic 'Siu' celebration.

What a finish and what a celebration, too.

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It turns out that Ronaldo is Gyasi's idol. He spoke of his admiration for the 36-year-old earlier this year.

“For me, he is an idol and this too is a dream that came true. He is my idol and I dreamt of playing on the same field with him one day. I never thought of it happening so soon,” Gyasi told Joy Sport, per Goal.

Emmanuel Gyasi with his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo

“I remember in the first game, I went to him and spoke with him, but unfortunately he couldn’t give me the jersey.

“In the second game before we started the game, he just came to me and asked 'Gyasi, how are you?' I was shocked, he remembered me!

"I was shocked because how can a whole Cristiano Ronaldo remember me because it has been a long time. Home and away games have a long time gap between them, so maybe he could forget that he promised a jersey."

He added: “When he came and he hugged me, and asked how I was doing, I was very happy. Very very happy.

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“During the game he was nervous because in the first half we [Spezia] played very well and it was 0-0.

"He had hit the cross bar and I saw him run into the tunnel after the first half so I thought I was not going to get the jersey but I saw him waiting for me in my dressing room and I was shocked.

“After the game, we met in the dressing room and had a chat. He’s a very great player and a great person.”

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