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Amidst of the criticisms came from the Spanish media, Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane still defended his star forward Cristiano Ronaldo.
Zidane believes that Ronaldo is a great player and he deserves more respect despite of his poor performance this season.
“I think Cristiano deserves more respect because he is such a great player that when things don’t quite go his way everyone has something to say about him. The club and the fans who love Cristiano Ronaldo know what he is doing. Just last season he had a phenomenal campaign. We are halfway through the season; we still have six months left of the season. Six months is a very long time for Cristiano.” Zidane stated
Ronaldo has scored just two goals so far in 10 La Liga games but netted eight goals in the Champions League to help Madrid in Group H reached the last-16.
With that, Zidane is confident that the 32-year-old striker will equal Lionel Messi’s record when he gets the Ballon d’Or this week.
If that happens, Ronaldo will be the best player in the world five times same as Messi.
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