Football – Lionel Messi: Real Madrid ‘Less Good’ Without Ronaldo
Barcelona genius Lionel Messi views Real Madrid as “less good” without Cristiano Ronaldo, however concedes that Juventus have now moved towards becoming “clear favourites” for the Champions League.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) 3 September 2018
Having put in 9 years locking horns with an everlasting opponent in La Liga, a notable figure at Camp Nou currently winds up liberated of a long-running duel in the Spanish best flight.
“Real Madrid is one of the best clubs in the world with the players they have and are a very good team but it is clear that the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo makes them less in quality and that makes Juventus clearly preferable to win the Champions League.” pic.twitter.com/XApHPGRIBi
— Cristiano Ronaldo (@TeamCRonaldo) 3 September 2018
With Ronaldo having made a $130 million move to the Italian league, Serie A, the way has been cleared for a 5 time Ballon d’Or champ to consume a home advantage.
Messi trusts Barcelona can exploit the absence of Ronaldo, with Clasico adversaries Real not the power they used to be, however is also mindful of the fact that a journey for European eminence could be disturbed by the heavyweights in Turin.
“I didn’t imagine him leaving Madrid or joining Juventus. It surprised me, but he has gone to a very good team.
it’s evident that the absence of Ronaldo makes Madrid less good and makes Juventus clear favourites to win the Champions League.”
– Leo Messi to Catalunya Radio pic.twitter.com/WIxtpMQ3GM
— Juventus India ?? (@JuventusIndia) 3 September 2018
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