Former Spanish player Fernando Morientes believes Cristiano Ronaldo has left more legacy than legendary Alfredo Di Stephano after leaving the Santiago Bernabeu.
Di Stefano, who played "Los Blancos" from 1953 to 1964, scored 216 goals in 282 appearances for the Spanish side. This achievement has made fans praise Buenos Aires-born striker is the greatest legend of the club.
However, former Real Madrid player Fernando Morientes believes Cristiano Ronaldo left Madrid and left the legacy even larger than his predecessor. With just 10 more games than the legendary Di Stefano, the Portuguese superstar has scored 311 goals.
*Ronaldo achievement in the shirt of Real Madrid. Graphics: Minh Phuc.
Share with Goal, he said: "I was not lucky to meet Alfredo Di Stefano, who all claimed to be the greatest legend, but for me, the greatest legend of Real Madrid. will be Cristiano Ronaldo. "
"We do not know or can only speculate about his relationship with the club chairman and what they have said separately, which made Ronaldo think he needed a new challenge. a new team, "added Morientes.
In addition, the former 42-year-old also felt sorry for the "White Vulture" for leaving Ronaldo. According to him, the player has moved to a completely different country than Spain. Serie A about two decades ago was the most attractive tournament, but that has dropped a bit in recent years. Still, Morientes believes Ronaldo's presence will make him re-energize.
The former Real Madrid striker said: "What he does in modern football is hard to achieve, for me La Liga has now become a reference. Just what? "
"He has proved everything even when he comes to a club like Juventus, who will pay Ronaldo a lot of money, and he will definitely want to play well, becoming the flagship of the Scudetto campaign. Like the Champions League, Ronaldo will play a big role in the club, "Morientes said.