Ronaldo admits his one regret over famous Barcelona goal

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For a striker who scored 352 club goals during his 18-year career, it must be quite easy to forget a few of the less memorable ones.

Ronaldo (the Brazilian one) enjoyed a career that most could only dream of after spells at some of the biggest clubs in the world including Barcelona, Real Madrid and both Milan sides.

Not to forget the 62 times he found the back of the net for Brazil, contributing to two World Cup triumphs on top of two personal Ballon d'Or awards.

After all of his achievements in the game, he is arguably best remembered for his role in the Galactico team of the 2000's.

Along with the likes of Zinedine Zidane, David Beckham and Raul, Ronaldo became a firm fan favourite at the Bernabeu and his days as an ex-Barcelona player were quickly put to bed.

And the 40-year-old has taken another dig at the Catalan side in an interview with Movistar+'s Minuto 0 this week that is sure to only reaffirm his status as a Madrid legend.

One of Ronaldo's best goals in a Barca shirt came against Compostela in October 1996 where he went on a brilliant run, starting in his own half and taking it past three players before calmly finishing in the bottom corner.

But the Brazilian revealed he actually would have preferred to score it for Madrid instead of Barcelona.

“To score a goal like that, you need peripheral vision and you don't have a moment to think. It was a very nice goal, but to be honest I would have preferred to have scored it for Real Madrid. The only shame is that it wasn't for Madrid”, Ronaldo said, as per AS.


To say that you wish one of the best goals in your career - which you can watch below - came for a different club certainly feels quite harsh.

Ronaldo also added he wished he had moved to the Spanish capital before 2002, which just emphasises how much he loved his time there.

And his latest comments are only likely to improve his standing amongst his favourite fans even further.

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