Wales star Bale dismisses Ronaldo focus
DINARD (FRANCE) – Gareth Bale mentioned Monday he isn’t spoken to his Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo since Euro 2016 began but was adament the semi-final together on Wednesday should not be seen as clash in the superstars.
Portugal’s star player Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Wales’ Gareth Bale (R) will be the focal point when their teams meet inside the Euro 2016 semi-finals
Bale, 26, and Ronaldo, 31, will be the focal point at Stade de Lyon on Wednesday, each time a devote the best against either Germany or hosts France will probably be in danger.
“It is not about two players. Everybody sees that really. It comes down to two nations in the semi-final, 11 men against 11 men,” Bales mentioned Monday.
Whereas Bale is really a relaxed presence throughout his dealings while using media, Ronaldo has shown warning signs of stress, tossing a reporter’s microphone in to a lake on friday.
Bale mentioned he’d not spoken to Ronaldo forever from the tournament also it was reluctant to become attracted round the former Manchester United states . star’s likely condition of mind.
“I am unable to discuss how he’s feeling, what he’s doing,” Bale told a press conference at Wales’s Dinard media center.
“I know he’s his reasons for doing what he did. That’s entirely around him.
“Personally, I’m comfortable. We are enjoying ourselves here. Sometimes you have to fulfil the positioning and doing interviews is associated with that.”
Wednesday’s game remains billed just like a play-off for your FIFA Ballon d’Or award, which Ronaldo relinquished to his extended-term rival Lionel Messi a year ago, getting formerly won it in 2008, 2013 and 2014.
Ronaldo has confessed to getting the Ballon d’Or being an origin of motivation, but Bale claims that he’s only considering making history with Wales.
“I don’t think that creates good business,Inch he mentioned when requested once the trophy might be at risk in Wednesday’s game.
“It is not only one game — it’s greater than a whole season. In my opinion Irrrve never think about the Ballon d’Or whatsoever.
“Personally it’s all about helping my team. If a person award arrives, then so whether it’s. But more valuable is always that my team win trophies and fight for trophies. This is actually the ultimate aim.”