Match of the Day host Gary Lineker has praised Cristiano Ronaldo as ‘indisputably’ the best header of a football ever.

Ronaldo scored a headed winner for Manchester United to seal a 3-2 win over Atalanta.

Lineker reacted to Ronaldo’s header by lauding his ability.

Manchester United v Atalanta: Group F - UEFA Champions League
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Former Barcelona striker Lineker is quite openly a big fan of Ronaldo’s top rival Lionel Messi.

Lineker told Marca that he felt Messi was so superior that he ‘played another sport’ to Ronaldo.

Many Manchester United fans will disagree with that assessment, but when it comes to heading the ball, Lineker sides with Ronaldo.

The pundit also commented on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and how he managed to rally the side back to a win.

Solskjaer has a lot of work to do of course, in both the Champions League and Premier League.

Next up in the Premier League is a game against Liverpool.

United fans know not to get too ahead of ourselves after this narrow comeback win.

Sunday’s game against an in-form Liverpool will be even tougher and mistakes will be even more ruthlessly exposed.

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