Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Ronaldo compares playing for Real Madrid to having a new Girlfriend

Ronaldo in an interview with Portuguese publication A Bola discussed his nation’s upcoming play-off clash to qualify for World Cup 2010, and also talked about his feelings four months after joining Real Madrid.

Cristiano Ronaldo has compared his summer transfer to the Real Madrid from Manchester United to ‘having a new girlfriend.’

On joining the Spanish giants, Ronaldo remarked, “When you have a new girlfriend, you have motivation to show her what you can do, and the amount that you want to please is higher.

“I feel good, and very motivated, when I am playing for Real Madrid.”

The World record signing has been out of action for the past few weeks after sustaining an ankle injury, and his participation in Portugal’s match with Bosnia next weekend has sparked a club versus country row, with national boss Carlos Quieroz desperate to include Ronaldo in his squad for the match.

The player chose not to comment on his injury, instead focusing on Portugal’s chances of participating in next summer’s tournament in South Africa, and also on the joint bid with Spain to host the 2018 tournament.

“I would not imagine a World Cup without our presence. We will be there. For Spain and Portugal to host in 2018 would be a great idea, because the two countries have good relations.”

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