Dimitar Berbatov, a teammate of Cristiano Ronaldo at Manchester United, spoke about the extraordinary habits of the Portuguese in an interview for AS.
Ronaldo left United in 2009 for Real Madrid, where he would continue to achieve phenomenal domestic and European success. The Portuguese joined Juventus in the summer of 2018 and this week scored a goal against Barcelona in the Champions League.
The Portuguese has inspired a great story about his dedication, the extreme degree of which has enabled him to keep pace with an extraterrestrial talent like Lionel Messi. The pair are considered to be two of the best footballers who have ever played football.
“I was a lucky guy to share a season with Ronaldo,” Berbatov told the newspaper. AS.
“Training with him was like a fight because I did not think about anything but winning everything, including training matches. “Cristiano was a good kid who raised the competitive atmosphere of the team.”
“At the Christmas parties we organized, the players had a great time, but he was always very professional. I have never even seen him drink a glass. “He took great care of himself.”
“We came to training and he would already be in the gym. “Then he would stay for extra work after training, before going swimming and then returning to the gym.”
“He was determined to be the best,” concluded the former Bulgarian striker.
Ronaldo scored 450 goals in 438 appearances for Real Madrid. He won two La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey, two Spanish Super Cups, four Champions Leagues, two European Super Cups and three Club World Cups. / Telegraph /