Cristiano Ronaldo content now he's in complete World Cup mode

Cristiano Ronaldo content now he's in complete World Cup mode

Cristiano Ronaldo content now he's in complete World Cup mode

"I won't bother Cristiano by calling him, after a spell where he's put in so much effort and is exhausted".

Madrid president Florentino Perez has always made Ronaldo a priority, and this time his importance to the club could be even greater after coach Zinedine Zidane chose to quit and with Gareth Bale also possibly on his way out.

Buyo, who won six league titles and two Copa del Rey crowns with Madrid, slammed Messi and any suggestions the Argentinian was better than Ronaldo.

Ronaldo's mother, in her turn, told French TV that she would prefer her son to go back to Manchester United, although "she likes Paris".

Ronaldo continued to defy the passing of time last term as he netted 15 goals in Real's third successive Champions League-winning campaign, while he also returned 26 goals in 27 La Liga games.

Salah is recovering from a shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final. In the immediate aftermath of the win over Liverpool he said:'It has been nice playing for Real Madrid.'

But Asensio can't imagine Los Blancos without Ronaldo and at just 22-years-old, he continues to look up to and learn from the club legend.

"He is very strong mentally, " Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho said.

'I like to drop deep a bit more to receive, to be more in touch with the ball and less of the final product.

"He is going to be a player who will be a big hero at Liverpool for a long time, I am totally convinced of that".

Now, Ronaldo is exclusively focused on the World Cup and in his first training session with the current European champions, everything was laughter and smiles for the Portuguese star.

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