Rodrygo rubs Brazil legend Ronaldo’s legs in hopes of transferring some magic goalscoring powers and leaves the big World Cup winner in hysterics


Brazil striker Rodrygo has taken the unusual approach of rubbing Ronaldo’s legs for luck, much to the football legend’s amusement.

The Real Madrid striker was taking part in an interview with one of the world’s greatest players following his role in Brazil’s 1-0 World Cup win over Switzerland.

Rodrygo was talking to Ronaldo after the win
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Rodrygo rubs Brazil legend Ronaldo's legs in hopes of transferring some magic goalscoring powers and leaves the big World Cup winner in hysterics
And then reached through for some magic
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Rodrygo played 45 minutes as a substitute in a game that sent favorites O Selecao to the round of 16 after just two games.

And at the end of the chat, We told Rodrygo: “We are still rooting for you”, by the double winner and before getting up, he rubbed Ronaldo’s legs before his own.

“I’ll take some from here,” the 21-year-old said, suggesting he was trying to transfer some of Ronaldo’s goalscoring magic to his own legs.

The joke got a lot of laughs from Ronaldo, who was the last man to send Brazil back to World Cup glory.

Great Barcelona, ​​Inter Milan and Real Madrid produced one of the most legendary performances at the 2002 World Cup in Japan and South Korea, scoring eight goals, including a brace in a final victory 2-0 against Germany.

Since then, the World Cup has only been won by European teams, but there is a lot of hope that the Brazilian favorites can stop this race and add to their record five crowns.

Rodrygo rubs Brazil legend Ronaldo's legs in hopes of transferring some magic goalscoring powers and leaves the big World Cup winner in hysterics
Rodrygo tried to transfer power to his own legs
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Rodrygo rubs Brazil legend Ronaldo's legs in hopes of transferring some magic goalscoring powers and leaves the big World Cup winner in hysterics
And the 2002 winner loved the joke
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Despite already qualifying, Brazil can confirm their top spot with a win or draw against Cameroon in their last Group G fixture, but will have to do so without star Neymar.

The Paris Saint-Germain striker was knocked out with a badly swollen ankle in a 2-0 win over Serbia.

But he is set to return for the round of 16 after treatment and rest.

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