In response to leading Italian newspapers, Cristiano Ronaldo shared his thoughts on Lionel Messi, Real Madrid and failed to win the 2018 Golden Ball.
Correlated with the Gazzetta dello Sport , Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport, Ronaldo acknowledged Juventus made him feel “a family” more than Real Madrid.
“I am happy here, Turin is a beautiful city, the fans are crazy, everything is great, Juventus is a well organized club, the players are modest and hard work. Different from Madrid, here is more like a family, “Ronaldo shares.
Cristiano Ronaldo: ‘I want Messi to go to Italy’
Speaking of rumors Juve will bring Ronaldo’s former team-mates at Real at the Allianz Stadium, Ronaldo admitted: “I saw the press talk about Asensio, James Rodriguez or Gareth Bale. Juve always welcome good players, and Marcelo is one of them. “
Speaking of rival Lionel Messi, Ronaldo insists he wants Argentinian colleagues to go to Italy.“Maybe he’s missing me, I’ve been playing in England, Spain, Italy, Portugal, while he’s in Spain, for me, life is a challenge. Want Messi do as I did, go to Italy and accept the new challenge. “
“But if Messi is happy in Barcelona, then I respect him, he is a great player, friendly guy, but I do not remember anything in Spain, I’m happy in Italy” Ronaldo continues.
CR7 also said the Champions League is Juventus’s number one goal: “Real have not won the Champions League for many years, the tenth championship was obsessive, but when we won it, all so comfortable “.
“Juve want the Champions League, but it’s all slowly. You see the game against United (Juve lost 1-2 against two goals in the last 5 minutes – Reporter), if it is Champions League quarter-finals. We were eliminated, “Ronaldo said.
The 2018 Golden Ball
Finally, CR7 speaks out about losing to Luka Modric at the 2018 Golden Ball .”I think I deserve to win the Golden Ball every year, but if it does not, it’s not the end of the world, I did it all to win, the numbers do not lie.”
At the 2018 Golden Ball award, Ronaldo did not appear and finished second behind Luka Modric with 478 points behind Croatian midfielder 275.CR7 moved to Juventus from Real Madrid for € 112 million in the summer transfer window.
“But do not think I’ll be less happy about not winning the Golden Ball.” I have friends, a great family and one of the strongest clubs, all think Ronaldo will come home and cry? Yes, there is disappointment, but life must continue. “
“Congratulations to Luka Modric, he deserves the Golden Ball, but we will meet next year, and I will do everything to win,” Ronaldo concluded.
In the new shirt, Ronaldo had 11 goals in 19 games in all competitions this season.