UCL: “Pepe is 38!” – Ex-Real Madrid defender outshines Ronaldo as Juventus Champions League woes continues

Kepler Laveran de Lima Ferreira who is better known as “Pepe” put up what can be described as a “Monster” performance as he helped FC Porto knock out Juventus out of the Champions League.

Pepe was rock-solid in  Porto’s backline as the Portuguese side secured another quarter-finals berth in three years.

He was on for the entire duration of the match including extra-time and his performance on the night has made it to the headlines this morning.

Here is how the 38-year-old former Real Madrid defender fared against Cristiano Ronaldo and others;

120 minutes played 1

100% aerial duels won

85% pass accuracy

63 total touches

16 clearances (!)

2 interceptions

2 tackles won

2 blocks.

Fans are still basking in the euphoria of Pepe’s performance on the night against his former teammate, Cristiano who has now failed to progress beyond the quarter-finals of the Champions League since joining Juventus




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