Manchester United Star Jadon Sancho Reveals His Idol Name, Surprisingly It’s Not Cristiano Ronaldo Or Lionel Messi

Manchester United star Jadon Sancho shocked the football world after mentioning his football idol. In the current era where the idol of every football player is either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi, Sancho’s statement came as a surprise to many. On being asked about his football idol Jadon Sancho said he admire the game of Ronaldinho.

No doubt Ronaldinho is one of the greatest of all time. But in the current scenario where every budding footballer admires Ronaldo or Messi, Sancho mentioned Ronaldinho as his idol. Ronaldinho during his time played as an attacking midfielder and winger. Jadon Sancho himself also is one of the best wingers currently. His dominance is evident by his in-game performance.

Jadon Sancho: A Budding Legend

Originating from Camberwell, England, Jadon Malik Sancho is a professional footballer who currently plays for Manchester United. He is also an integral part of the England National Team. The winger is regarded as one of the best youngsters. His one on one situation against the opponent is considered as his simply outstanding.

Speaking of Sancho ex Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said “I think a lot of Jadon Sancho, with his one-on-one duels, as an assister and scorer, he is extremely dangerous. He has so much potential.”

Sancho can either act as a left winger (LW) or a right winger (RW) depending upon the situation. Usually, Sancho is regarded as getting past opponents and making possible assists. But he is also capable of scoring goals against the opponents.

On being asked why he doesn’t have a trademark celebration Sancho said, “I should! I’ve been looking at my celebrations recently and it’s kind of boring. It’s not like Ronaldo’s where everyone goes ‘Siiuu!’ or something like that. I’ll think of one soon, for sure.”

Sancho’s Overall Career Statistics

Sancho started his youth career in 2007 playing for Watford. After Watford, he was recruited by Manchester City where he played from 2015 to 2017.

Speaking of his senior career, it started when he signed for Borussia Dortmund in 2017. In 2019 he became the youngest ever player to score eight goals in a single Bundesliga season. Until him being signed by Manchester United in 2021, Sancho is a contributor of 50 goals in 137 times he appeared on the field.

As a player of Manchester United Jadon Sancho till now has appeared in 38 games scoring 5 wonderful goals. In his international career for England Sancho has appeared in 23 games scoring total of 3 goals for his country.

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Ansh Arora
Ansh Arora
Ansh Arora is pursuing his bachelor's in journalism from St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. Cricket and Esports are a few of the sports that Ansh often gets engaged with. Apart from that, NBA and football also seek his attention.


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