Kean, 19, scored Italy's second goal on his first start for his country as they began their UEFA Euro qualifying campaign with a 2-0 home win over Finland.
And as he marked his name in the Italy history books as the youngest starter in over 100 years, the teenager, who is of Ivory Coast heritage credited Ronaldo for his recent emergence from the Juve sidelines.
"I'm just trying to stay ready by training to my fullest. There are a lot of records to break, and I'm ready to break them."
— Omnisport (@OmnisportNews) March 23, 2019