Jose Antonio Camacho, the former Benfica and Real Madrid coach, revealed how his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo was in the service of the white team.
“When Ronaldo arrived, Jorge Mendes called me and I went to them, Cristiano was worried, he wanted to know why I left Real Madrid. I told him that if I had players like him, I would definitely not leave. About his departure it is difficult to say whether it was a good performance or not, the responsibility The one that signed him was great, he could have gone on and won nothing… After Real Madrid, he played at a good level, but there are things that age doesn’t allow. Do it like before. But Cristiano still has the energy to get to where he is. He wants, with the ambition he has, he will want to achieve a great World Cup. He spent a large part of his brilliant career at Real Madrid, and we will always be grateful to him for plunging a dagger into the heart of Barcelona, who then had the best team in its history. He was able to win With the Ballon d’Or, he made Real win titles, and that was very difficult and it was only possible thanks to his pride and great professionalism. The coach, in an interview with A BOLA, said that we keep the same memory we have of Di Stefano. “
Read Camacho’s interview in full in the print edition and Digital from the ball.