He had a fantastic career, winning titles, the biggest ones a football player can win, but there is something about Cristiano Ronaldo and Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, the Brazilian ‘Fenomeno’, that makes Zinedine Zidane… jealous.
I wasn’t able to play with Cristiano, unfortunately, but I did play against him. His statistics are amazing. I played with the Brazilian Ronaldo, who was also an extraordinary player who scored a lot of goals. I’m jealous of them because I didn’t have those numbers
the Real Madrid coach said in a Press conference ahead of the first leg of their Champions League semifinal against Atletico Madrid.
I got a lot of assists but I just passed the ball and didn’t have their goalscoring ability, so I never had the same feeling, that thrill of the ball hitting the net, as them
the Frenchman added, before praising Atletico’s coach and his assistant for the job they’ve been doing at Vicente Calderon for years now.
Simeone and Mono Burgos are doing a great job for their club. I know Burgos a bit, I like him and have great respect for him. I only know Simeone from playing against him but they are two people I have enormous respect for both of them for the job they are doing. Simeone is a very experienced coach