Chelsea loanee, Fikayo Tomori has set a new Serie A record for himself after he scored for AC Milan in their 3 – 0 victory against Juventus at the weekend.
The 23-year-old jumped a staggering eight feet and seven inches inside the Allianz Stadium to surpass Ronaldo‘s record, set last season against Sampdoria.
Tomori’s goal for AC Milan vs Juventus. What a header. pic.twitter.com/P2ZwiI5Zip
— Felix (@cfc_felix_) May 9, 2021
Ronaldo achieved the ‘greatest leap’ crown when he soared up to 8ft 5inches against Sampdoria at the Luigi Ferraris Stadium in 2019-20.
The last time Cristiano Ronaldo faced Sampdoria at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
He did THIS.
— The CR7 Timeline. (@TimelineCR7) January 30, 2021
Tomori’s goal against Juventus also saw him become the first Englishman since David Beckham to score for the Rossoneri.
AC Milan wants to sign Tomori on a permanent deal after an impressive loan spell since arriving in January from Chelsea. He has an option in his current deal to sign permanently at the San Siro for £25million and boss Pioli is keen to take up the offer.
Pioli said: “We want to buy Tomori on a permanent deal from Chelsea. Our intention is clear and also Fikayo’s decision (staying at Milan).
“We’ll see what happens at the end of the season.”
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