b.razillion full-back Daniel Alves has always been outspoken on matters important to him, yet the former barcelona The defender has now removed the lid of his opinion Cristiano Ronaldo,
while the rivalry between real madrid And barcelona It is clear, it still comes as a shock that a player for one team cannot speak honestly about a player on the other side.
“I love Cristiano. Now that we’re not here barcelona And real madridIt’s like I can talk, because it always seemed like I couldn’t,” Alves elaborated on Afrian Wellard’s podcast.
“Cristiano exemplifies, for all of us, the best example of what we can do. Cristiano exemplifies, for all of us who don’t have that much quality, that with hard work you can even compete against the best Huh.
“I have great respect for him and I had the opportunity to tell him this.”
Controversial Ballon d’Or Gala
Another story told by Daniel Alves fully explains the situation in the dressing room during the period of intense rivalry between real madrid And barcelona,
“There came a time because of the rivalry that I would go to greet them [Ronaldo] And he won’t greet me,” he continued.
“There was a brawl that never came to light, but we had a scuffle in the dressing room of the Ballon d’Or ceremony, I greeted everyone and he didn’t congratulate me because Barcelona-Real Madrid Rivalry was brewing outside.”
“How can I not respect a man who has achieved everything on the basis of hard work and has put his heart and soul into it?
When asked about comparison Ronaldo and MessiThe Brazilian gave an answer that was actually closer than his own identity.
“I identify with him, because everything I’ve done in my life is based on work. If you want to compare, as a player I’m closer to Cristiano than Leo because of work, Not because of talent, because Leo is an innate talent,” he said.
“He was born with the talent to play football and live in another world, where only he can reach.”