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Do the Cristiano Ronaldo Step Over

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Learn the Famous Ronaldo Step Over Skill
Cristiano Ronaldo performs his renowned step over for Real Madrid.

Cristiano Ronaldo performs his renowned step over for Real Madrid.

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The Cristiano Ronaldo step over skill is one of the reasons he became the most expensive player in soccer history after making a US$131 move from Manchester United to Real Madrid in July 2009.

It is part of a vast repertoire of tricks at his disposal. The Portuguese international uses the step over as a way to take the ball around opponents without simply outrunning them. It is a clever way to beat an opponent while keeping the ball closely controlled.

There are many players who perform the step over, but few as effectively as Ronaldo. We show you how to do it, with the arrow indicating which direction the ball should be going.

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