(Video) Everton hero hails Man United attacker following goal celebration

Everton attacker Andros Townsend, who spoke after his side’s Premier League 1-1 draw against Manchester United, has revealed how he idolised Cristiano Ronaldo during his earlier days in the sport.

Townsend was the Toffees’ hero after his second-half equaliser ensured the Merseyside club would not be leaving Old Trafford empty-handed.

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However, after beating David de Gea from close range, the English attacker then proceeded to run to the sidelines and imitate Ronaldo’s iconic ‘Siu!’ celebration.

Speaking after the game, when asked why he opted to replicate Ronaldo’s famous celebration, Townsend promised his showing was out of respect and revealed just how much he looked up to the United legend while growing up.

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