Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning goal against Juventus in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League quarter final on Tuesday did not only get applause from home fans at the Allianz Stadium.

That goal has also received commendation from basketball legend, Lebron James.

Ronaldo rose with unbelievable athleticism and struck the ball with incredible technique to net his second on the night, and 14th goal in the Champions League in a 3-0 victory over the Italian giants.

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Gianluigi Buffon of the Turin club stood motionless - almost in awe - as boss Zinedine Zidane slapped his head in amazement

James took to Instagram to praise the 33-year-old, saying: “Are you not entertained!?!?!?

“@Cristiano That’s just not even fair. Nasty!!”

Ronaldo has now scored the same amount of quarter-final goals in the Champions League as Juventus.