Ronaldo is the greatest of his generation – De Ligt

Ronaldo is the greatest of his generation – De Ligt

Ronaldo is the greatest of his generation – De Ligt The Dutchman has spoken on a series of subjects and has committed his future to the Bianconeri Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player of his generation, according to Matthijs de Ligt. The Portuguese is in his second season in Turin, having made the leap to Juve from Real Madrid after a spell in which he established himself as a club legend by winning four Champions Leagues and scoring more goals for Los Blancos than anyone in history. At 35 years old, he has maintained his remarkable standard at Juventus Stadium, this season scoring 25 goals in 32 outings in all competitions, including a streak of 11 goals in 11 successive Serie A games – a run ended by Inter immediately before the coronavirus pandemic caused play to halt. Having seen what Ronaldo is capable of at close quarters, former Ajax defender De Ligt has praised the quality of his team-mate. “Ronaldo is the best of his generation and huge example for young players,” the Dutchman told Tuttosport. “I always try to improve the way I play by watching him because even in training he has a crazy intensity and you wonder if he really is 35 years old. “We really have a good team, a lot of good guys. The most fun are the South Americans. Beside Ronaldo, I was impressed by Paulo Dybala and Rodrigo Bentancur: both players with an amazing technique. Rodrigo in particular is underestimated, he will have a great future ahead ...
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