Ronaldo ‘best within the world’, states Portugal team-mate Cedric
MARCOUSSIS, FRANCE – Portugal defender Cedric Soares hailed team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo because the “best on the planetInch on Friday because the Real Madrid superstar aims to get the key scorer in European Championship history.
Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest player on the planet, based on Portugal team-mate Cedric Soares.
“Cristiano is the greatest on the planet, he’s proven that lots of occasions,” stated Southampton defender Cedric, with Portugal starting off their Euro 2016 campaign against Group F rivals Iceland on Tuesday.
“(Paul) Pogba and (Antoine) Griezmann are perfect players, but we can not do a comparison with Cristiano,” stated Cedric, when requested about which players could star in France.
“The 2 are great players, but Cristiano is on another level,” he added.
Cedric known as Ronaldo “the best choice from the team”, and also the Real forward is three goals shy of equalling Michel Platini’s tally of nine European Championship goals — which came in the 1984 finals won on home soil by France.
“He feels great and he’s very motivated. He’s a good example for all of us every single day, there exists a chance to hear his advice. I attempt to continually focus on what he states.”
Portugal were all of the the 24 teams to reach in France, reaching their Marcoussis base camp, towards the south of Paris, on Thursday to some warm welcome from around 1,000 supporters.
“It had been an incredible reception,” stated Cedric. “We are very happy to be welcomed because Portugal. It is a big tournament so we can’t watch for it to begin.Inch
Portugal face Iceland in Saint-Etienne before you take on Austria in the Parc plusieurs Princes on June 18, using their final group match four days later against Hungary in Lyon.