Rasmus Hojlund, Atalanta's 20-year-old striker, who stood out in this break for the selections by scoring five goals in Denmark's two games counting for the qualifying phase for Euro-2024, revealed that his idol is Cristiano Ronaldo.
«My idol is Cristiano Ronaldo. I remember perfectly when my father told me about him when he was at Manchester United and then, later, on his way to Real Madrid. A fantastic cycle», he began by saying, in statements quoted by Klix.
The 'new Haaland', as he is already nicknamed, highlighted the mentality of the Portuguese international.
′′ I just love that mentality... I love that he's so eager to score in every game. I admire you. He is really passionate and I like that», he concluded.
Rasmus Hojlund has eight goals and an assist in 25 games this season for Atalanta.