10 best quotes on Cristiano Ronaldo
- Some of the best from the footballing world have their say on the phenomenon that is Cristiano Ronaldo.
#8 Ryan Giggs
“When Ronaldo gets the ball, you can just leave him to it while he beats player after player.” - Ryan Giggs
Giggs, who is considered as a legend at Manchester United, had a highly successful career in the Premier League. When Ronaldo arrived at Old Trafford, the Welshman was already a big star. It goes without saying that Giggs had a lasting impact on Ronaldo. After all it was under his watchful eyes that Ronaldo developed from a lanky teenager to one of the bests in the world.
#7 Luis Figo
“There are some things Ronaldo can do with a football that makes me touch my head and wonder how on earth he did it.” - Luis Figo
Figo was the predecessor of Ronaldo, in every sense of that word. The two had similar career graphs, with Figo starting his career in Portugal and then joining one of the biggest European clubs, Barcelona. He then moved to Real Madrid and found success there as well.
Ronaldo played under Figo’s leadership in the national side until the latter retired after the 2006 World Cup.Published 25 Feb 2017, 00:23 IST