EVERTON striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin channelled his inner Cristiano Ronaldo during England’s 1-0 friendly win against Austria.
The 24-year-old came on during the second half at Middlesbrough’s Riverside Stadium, where he left fans stunned over his outrageous leap above Aleksandar Dragovic.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin shocked fans with his outrageous leap during England’s 1-0 win against AustriaCredit: Kevin Quigley-The Daily Mail
Calvert-Lewin was booked after he clipped Aleksandar Dragovic’s head with his shinCredit: PA
Calvert-Lewin clipped the 6ft 1in defender’s head with his shin, resulting in him being shown a yellow card.
His staggering jump had Three Lions supporters comparing him to Juventus star Ronalo, who is known for his aerial ability.
The five-time Ballon d’Or winner shocked fans in December 2019 when he scored a header after soaring 8ft 5in off the ground.
And viewers instantly saw similarities between the two centre-forwards, as one user tweeted: “Calvert-Lewin with a Ronaldo-level jump there.”
Another posted: “How high does Calvert-Lewin jump?!? Puts Ronaldo to shame!”
A third commented: “Actually think Calvert-Lewin can out jump Ronaldo, he nearly had his feet above that blokes head then.”
Meanwhile one remarked: “Calvert-Lewin’s vertical jump is insane almost Ronaldo-esque.”
One boldly stated: “Calvert-Lewin has got a better leap than Ronaldo.”
Calvert-Lewin has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo over his jumping abilitiesCredit: Getty
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Another then said: “Calvert-Lewin giving Ronaldo a run for his money there with that leap.”
Calvert-Lewin – named in England’s final 26-man squad for Euro 2020 – could start in Sunday’s final friendly before the start of the tournament.
England face Romania where Gareth Southgate is expected to shuffle up his starting XI.
The Three Lions then pit their wits against Croatia in England’s first Euro 2020 opener on June 13.
Scotland are then next up for the 1966 World Cup winners five days later, before the final group game against Czech Republic on June 23.
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