Dele Alli better than Cristiano Ronaldo at 21

Dele Alli better than Cristiano Ronaldo at 21

- Tottenham youngster Dele Alli will be 21 years old on Tuesday April 11, 2017

- The English midfielder has been involved in more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo at his age

- The 20 year old has scored 16 goals in 30 league appearances for Tottenham this season

- He won the 2015/2016 EPL goal of the season with a thunderous strike against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park

Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli will mark his 21st birthday on Tuesday and he has been compared to one of the best players in the world.

Dele Alli better than Cristiano Ronaldo at 21

Dele Alli has been involved in more goals than Cristiano Ronaldo did at 21

The English youngster has been directly involved in 40 goals so far in his entire career and the young midfielder’s stats has been compared to that of Cristiano Ronaldo at this point in the career.

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The Portuguese international had only been involved in 25 goals at this stage in his career.

Dele Alli better than Cristiano Ronaldo at 21

Cristiano Ronaldo was 21 at Manchester United

The Spurs midfielder has also been compared with other English midfielders at 21 years of age..

No English midfielder stats came close to the youngster’s tally with Lampard involved in 15, Paul Scholes 14, Steven Gerrard 13 and David Beckham with 12 goals at age 21.

Dele Alli

Gerrrard (left) and Gerrard (right) were goal scoring midfielders in their prime

His wonderful strike against Crystal Palace at the Selhurst Park in 2016 won him the goal of the season award last season.

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The English sensation has scored some vital goals for Tottenham and has been instrumental to their campaign this season scoring 16 goals in 30 league appearances.

Tottenham are currently 2nd on the log with 7points adrift table toppers Chelsea with 7 games to go and are also in the FA cup semifinals.

Source: Sports.naij.com

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