Ronaldo told ‘the best’ don’t steal headlines

first_imgReal Madrid Ronaldo accused by Del Bosque of not acting like ‘the best’ with headline-stealing antics Chris Burton 04:52 5/31/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Champions League final 260518 Getty Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo Primera División UEFA Champions League The Real Madrid superstar failed to score in the Champions League final but was able to dominate the post-match reaction after hinting at a transfer Cristiano Ronaldo was wrong to steal the headlines by hinting at a Real Madrid exit in the wake of their historic Champions League triumph, says Vicente del Bosque.As the Blancos toasted a third successive European crown, and a 13th in total, their Portuguese superstar was busy suggesting that a summer move away from the Spanish capital could be on the cards.Ronaldo’s post-match tease saw him refer to his time with the Blancos in the past tense, before promising more news in “the next few days”. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now His comments quickly took the spotlight away from two-goal hero Gareth Bale, who had stepped off the bench to swing a meeting with Liverpool in Madrid’s favour, and win another major honour for manager Zinedine Zidane.Former Blancos boss Del Bosque believes Ronaldo acted out of line and in a manner not befitting of the supposed best player on the planet, stating in Marca: “It did not seem right to me.”Maintaining good personal relationships within a group is important and his words did not help.”The best ones have to be the most generous in relation to others.”Ronaldo appeared to backtrack on his earlier comments when telling supporters at a parade of the Champions League trophy through Madrid that he intends to see them “next year”.Cristiano Ronaldo PortugalHe is, however, likely to continue dominating headlines throughout the summer, with attention about to be shifted to international matters.Ronaldo is set to lead Euro 2016 winners Portugal in a World Cup adventure, with Del Bosque of the opinion that the Madrid talisman and his eternal rival, Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, are capable of carrying their respective nations close to the ultimate prize in Russia.The man who guided Spain to global glory in 2010 added: “The national team are one of the favourites in the World Cup, as well as Portugal and Argentina, who have Cristiano and Messi.”World Cup 2018 is now a matter of weeks away, with the competition due to get underway in Moscow on June 14.last_img

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