Chelsea legend Didier Drogba, who is sporting a different look as a pundit in Russia, has tagged Cristiano Ronaldo ‘the best striker in the world.’ This came after the Real Madrid man scored the sole goal that separated Portugal and Morocco in the second round of games. The goal seems set to send the Euro 2016 champs to the knockout phase.

The rumoured player to be on his way to Paris or Manchester grabbed a hat trick against Spain in the opener, scoring a penalty kick early on against David De Gea, a rebound from a shot, and then an impressive late free kick to force a draw.

Ronaldo sit atop the scorers’ chart in Russia with four goals in two games. Impressive Russia forward Denis Cheryshev has three goals after 140 minutes played. He is ahead of Spaniard Diego Costa who also has three goals in 166 minutes of action. Russia’s chief striker ArtemDzyuba has two goals and an assist while Harry Kane of England, RomeluLukaku of Belgium, Mile Jedinak of Australia and Luka Modric of Croatia have just two goals each.

Drogba said he is very impressed with the evolution of Ronaldo. Despite his advanced age of 33 in modern soccer, the player keeps reinventing himself to remain relevant. He recently broke the European goals’ record of 84 goals and if he continues like this before leading Portugal’s defence of the European title in 2020, he could break the overall international goals’ record held by Iranian legend Ali Daeiat 109 goals.

The Ivorian, who netted 164 times in two spells at Stamford Bridge, likes the fact that Ronaldo scores with any part of his body. He praised the fact that he was a complete goalscorer and always makes life difficult for any defender.