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Cristiano Ronaldo ‘toughest opponent’ of Premier League Hall of Famer


English soccer coach and former participant all praises for Portugal’s star participant. — Reuters/File 

English soccer coach and former participant Ashley Cole has picked Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo because the hardest opponent he confronted throughout his profession after being inducted into Premier League Corridor of Fame.

Objective.com reported that the Premier League Monday made the announcement of inducting Cole, a former participant of Arsenal and Chelsea, into the 2024 Premier League Corridor of Fame.

Describing Ronaldo, Cole mentioned the Al-Nassr ahead is a “full footballer”.

He additionally recalled that the previous ManU participant was fast in adjusting to English top-tier soccer after coming from Sporting CP.

The previous participant additionally mentioned he remembers that Ronaldo gave him “nightmares on the pitch”.

“Through the years, Cristiano Ronaldo and I had some mighty battles and we’ve got a mutual respect for one another,” Cole mentioned.

“He got here to the Premier League as a bit little bit of an unknown, however he quickly understood what it took to be a prime participant. He was prepared to be taught and adapt. He needed to be the perfect participant on the planet and have become a machine.”

“He had all the things. He may dribble, he may dash behind, he may leap and bounce and head a ball, he may go inside, he may go exterior,” he mentioned.

“So I say he at all times gave me nightmares, however you attempt to work one another out and we bought the perfect of one another at occasions. Every time I hear his identify or see his face, I at all times consider when he made me do the splits! [in 2003/04, Ronaldo’s first Premier League season].”

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