‘Ronaldo Is Better Than Messi’ says Zidane.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world and his dedication encourages team-mates to improve, according to Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.
Four times ‘Ballon d or ‘ winner Ronaldo is favorite to win 5th golden ball ahead of Messi who already has won it 5 times.
In an interview with Telefoot, Zidane said of Ronaldo: “A great player, the best in the world, I am with wonderful football players and professionally also, because they always motivate [each other].
“He [Ronaldo] could say ‘today I will relax’, but he pushes others and makes them better.”
Since coming Zinedine Zidane in January 2016 by succeeding Rafael Benitez, Zidane is enjoying a successful reign as Real’s manager.
“Seven trophies… there’s a lot of work behind [me], there’s a club, a team and an extraordinary backdrop,” he said of his glittering tenure.
“I prepared, I dedicated myself thoroughly to be able to say, if one day I train [the first team] ‘you have to be ready’.
“I’m very happy with what I’m doing… the context is unique, I’m the coach of this team, so I really enjoy it because I know it’s going to stop one day.
“And I’m enjoying it, it’s the biggest club in the world.”
Currently, Ronaldo is going through 5 match suspension due to misbehaving with the ref in the 1st leg of Supercopa.Without him, Madrid have drawn their last two Liga matches, at home with levante and Valencia.
Madrid’s next match is with Apoel Nicosia in champions league at Santiago bernabaeu.