Zidane the ‘key’ to Madrid season – Ronaldo
The Ballon d’Or victor has praised the Frenchman for bringing a feeling of “quiet” to the Bernabeu last term, while he has set out his objectives for this term
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo commended mentor Zinedine Zidane as the way to his side’s Champions League achievement.
Zidane, 44, supplanted Rafael Benitez toward the begin of January, driving Madrid to European transcendence because of a punishment shoot-out triumph over city rivals Atletico in the last.
Ronaldo, who scored 51 objectives in all rivalries last season, paid tribute to the Frenchman as the reason his group’s crusade pivoted.
“Zidane was the way to our season,” he said.
“He came, made us buckle down, function admirably. He’s an extraordinary expert and an awesome individual.
“As I would see it, his best quality is his capacity to give players a feeling of quiet. What mentor can win the Champions League in six months?
“Zidane merits much credit and I am exceptionally cheerful he is with us.”
In the wake of driving Portugal to Euro 2016 eminence, Ronaldo has been sidelined with a knee damage, despite the fact that he is nearing an arrival.
The 31-year-old said his goes for this season were like whatever other at the Santiago Bernabeu – to win trophies.
“Playing for the best club on the planet, Real Madrid, the objective is dependably to win titles,” Ronaldo said.
“Clearly, the Champions League is the trophy that implies more for Real Madrid, who have won it more than any other person and it is dependably a noteworthy rivalry.
“It is exceptional for me and for Madrid, so we will attempt to win it again this year.”