STAT: Stones matches Ronaldo

Stat reveals that Manchester City defender John Stones has beaten as many players as Cristiano Ronaldo this season.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
20th March 2017

article:20th March 2017

While John Stones might have been criticised on a few occasions for defensive errors this season, he is certainly one to look out for in the future, especially given his ability on the ball.

A player with the potential to go on and become an important element in England’s defensive jigsaw, Stones has shown glimpses of his talent at Manchester City in the Premier League.


And while he continues to give good performances in the eyes of his manager, Pep Guardiola, this Squawka stat shows that he does love to play the ball out from the back and dribble past opponents.

Stones has completed the same number of league take-ons this season (17) as Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo (yes, you read that right!).

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