Mason Mount, a Chelsea midfielder, has revealed that he grew up idolizing Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo. On social media, a video of Mount successfully implementing the Portuguese freekick technique of hitting the valve on the ball went viral.
The Chelsea midfielder revealed that he witnessed one of Ronaldo’s most famous freekicks live against Portsmouth in 2008. Mason Mount then attempted to put it into practice on the practice field.
Jordan Ayew gets full minutes as Crystal Palace rallies to defeat Southampton.
Jordan Ayew, a Ghanaian striker, put in a good performance as Crystal Palace won all three points against Southampton on Saturday afternoon.
The 30-year-old played 90 minutes as the Eagles defeated Southampton 2-1 at the Saint Mary’s Stadium.
Oriol Romeu Vidal, a former Chelsea midfielder, broke the deadlock in the ninth minute.
Eberechi Oluchi Eze, on the other hand, scored in the 60th minute.
However, former Manchester United forward Wilfried Armel Zaha scored after 90 2 minutes to give Palace a crucial away win.
Meanwhile, compatriot Jeffrey Schlupp, who also started the game, was replaced in the 74th minute by Michael Olise.
Southampton’s defender Mohammed Salisu, on the other hand, appeared and played the entire game.