For more than a decade Sergio Ramos has been a constant figure in the FIFA team’s of the year.
The Spanish national team and Real Madrid captain has earned himself a reputation as one of the best.
But Nigeria’s Dennis Bonaventure who scored two early goals against Real Madrid last night has revealed that it is easy scoring a goal against the Spanish giants.
Dennis Bonaventure whose tireless run behind defenders and in to space proved too much for Raphael Varene and Sergio Ramos.
Dennis Bonaventure said running at the defenders was key to the success is side achieveed on the day.
‘We train a lot, we train hard and we came here to make Ramos and Varane run,’ Dennis added.
‘They are defenders – defenders don’t like to run!
‘Most teams come here and play in a block, but we broke from the block and worked like mad.’
After a beautiful chipped ball over Madrid goalkeeper confirmed his brace the Nigerian ran towards Madrid fans to celebrate his goal with Cristiano Ronaldo iconic siiii celebration.
“I’ve been a Cristiano fan forever and I was very upset when he left Madrid,’ Dennis commented after the game.
‘So I decided that if I scored in the Bernabeu, that’s what I’d do.
‘Everyone expected them to beat us easily. We prepared for them, we believed and we had a good feeling.’
Dennis Bonaventure became just the third Nigerian a champions league goal against Madrid at Bernabeu after Yusuf Ayila and James Obiorah.