Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has named Brazil legends, Ronaldo Nazario and Ronaldinho Gaúcho, as his idols in soccer.
The Portugal captain acknowledged that he grew up watching Ronaldo and Ronaldinho play the game of soccer, together with that every left their legacy and historic previous.
The 36-year-old spoke all through an interview with ESPN Brasil ahead of Man United’s Premier League battle with Aston Villa on Saturday.
“I don’t like comparisons. I need to say that the two [Ronaldo Nazario and Ronaldinho Gaúcho] left their legacy, their historic previous. I can say, by data, that I gained further specific individual titles than they did, nevertheless every gained World Cups.
“I sympathize a lot with them. I grew up watching them every play. Saying who’s the proper, who’s second, is simply not essential issue.
“I need to say that they are idols and left a pretty historic previous in soccer.”