In a brief interview with EFE, former FC Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu spoke about his former club, teammates as well as comparing the two best players in the world. He also opened up on Paulinho’s transfer to Barcelona. The French International who’s now a player of Sporting CP will face Barcelona in the Champions League Group stage.
Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s success in winning the UEFA best player yesterday, in a press interaction, the player was asked what’s his take on Gerard Pique’s tweet which suggested that last season’s Champions League opponents of Real Madrid were weaker opponents. The Portuguese respond was conceit.
Angel Cappa who was an assistant manager in Barca to Cesar Luis Menotti and have also managed several clubs did not hesitate to acknowledge Messi as a genius. In an interview with Goal.com, the Argentine coach also compared Cristiano Ronaldo to Messi saying Leo is by far more complete player than Ronaldo.
Jose Mourinho’s best three players in history have being revealed and surprisingly, of all the players he has worked with, non of them seems not to be good enough to be his top three best players of all time. The choice of the Portuguese coach who will be managing Manchester United from the start of 2016/2017 season was revealed by his son Jose Mourinho Jr who is a goalkeeper in Fulham.
The new Bayern Munich coach have revealed what and how Cristiano Ronaldo thinks of Messi in an interview with the Daily Telegraph. Carlo Ancelotti who will assume the job of the coach of Bayern Munich from 2016/2017 season talks about how the Portuguese international feels about the five time FIFA Golden Ball winner.
Deco who is a retired Brazilian born Portuguese football have played in the same team with Messi and Ronaldinho while in FC Barcelona and also played with Cristiano Ronaldo in the Portuguese national team. According to the former Barca midfielder, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are individually outstanding players, but cannot be a match to Ronaldinho.
According to newly complied list by Forbes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi holds the top spot for the highest paid sportsmen on the planet. The list according the Forbes sums up the salaries of athletes and endorsement deals from June 1 2015 to June 1 2016. Ronaldo being on the No. 1 spot for 2016 earned $88 million (77.2 million euros) while second place Messi earned $81.4 million (71.4 million euros).
The Portuguese forward opened up about his future as a professional footballer. In an interview with the Associate Press, Cristiano Ronaldo did not rule out leaving his current club but also left the door open for FC Barcelona.
The Jonathan Ross Show which is aired every Saturday on ITV hosted Real Madrid’s Christiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese was able to open up on his relationship with Messi and his prediction toward the upcoming Ballon d’Or. Continue reading