Manchester United star: Cristiano Ronaldo is the best athlete I play with
The Portuguese International is the fitness freak, and he is known for his for physical strength and tough training workouts and routine. England top scorer had the privilege to play with Cristiano Ronaldo during his time in England with Manchester United. The Red Devil’s captain has hailed three times Ballon d’Or winner as the best athlete he ever play with.
While giving an interview to Sport Magazine, he was asked ‘who is the best athlete he played with’ Wayne Rooney named Cristiano Ronaldo and praised his work ethics.
“Probably, Cristiano Ronaldo is the best athlete.”
Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United from the Sporting Lisbon in 2003 at the age of 18, and took his time to get adjusted as per the physical demands of the English Premier League. After finding his feet in the England, he become one of the best player who ever graced the English Football. Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney played for six seasons together at Manchester United, under the management Sir Alex Ferguson the duo become one of the most lethal pairing in the England. The pair combined to win Premier League Titles and Champions League in 2008.
Wayne Rooney recently become all time top scorer for Three Lions, but there is feeling regarding that he failed to live up according to his potential. Former Everton man is a good all round player, but couldn’t translate his talent to become the World-class player, a player who was considered as England’s answer to Cristiano Ronaldo. When he was asked about the biggest obstacle in his career, he replied:
“Probably getting sent off for England in the World Cup quarter Final. That was quite’tough.”