Cristiano Ronaldo: Bernardo Silva Names 1 Thing He Likes the Most About Al Nassr Star

Cristiano Ronaldo: Bernardo Silva Names 1 Thing He Likes the Most About Al Nassr Star

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at November 23, 2023 at 7:23 PM
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  • Bernardo Silva has identified one trait he cherishes the most about Cristiano Ronaldo
  • The Manchester City midfielder believes that attribute sets his Portuguese compatriot apart
  • Bernardo and Ronaldo recently helped Portugal qualify for Euro 2024 with a 100 per cent record

Portugal and Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva recently highlighted the particular quality he admires most in Cristiano Ronaldo.

Recognized by many as the epitome of professionalism due to his unwavering drive for success and impeccable work ethic, Ronaldo's characteristics are deemed essential for any footballer aiming to thrive in a fiercely competitive sport that demands consistent performance.

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Bernardo Silva has highlighted Ronaldo's winning mentality as the trait he loves about the Al-Nassr star. Photos by Catherine Ivill and Adam Nurkiewicz
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Given Cristiano's status as a role model for aspiring athletes, especially young talents striving to reach his level, it's no surprise that he serves as an inspiration.

Among the multitude of traits embodied by the 38-year-old, Ronaldo's unrelenting desire to win stands out as the attribute that resonates most with his national teammate Bernardo Silva, who expressed what he has learned from the five-time Ballon d'Or winner.

“Above all, he has a winning mentality that he never accepts losing, and this is undoubtedly something we young people are trying to learn from,” the Man City attacker said as quoted by CristianoXtra.

What's next for Bernardo?

Following Portugal's flawless run in the Euro 2024 Qualifiers, Bernardo Silva now shifts focus to club football.

His Manchester City side aims to secure their position atop the Premier League against second-placed Liverpool in an anticipated clash at the Etihad on Saturday, November 25, per Sofascore.

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Bernardo lauds Ronaldo as true Portuguese GOAT

Relatedly, Sports Brief reported on Bernardo lauding Ronaldo as Portugal's greatest footballer, while also praising iconic Benfica forward Eusebio da Silva Ferreira in discussions about the country's ultimate footballing legend.

Silva, a product of Benfica's renowned academy, shares roots with Eusebio, regarded as one of the sport's finest players. This connection makes it tough for him to choose between the 1965 Ballon d'Or recipient and the five-time awardee.

Although he's hesitant to declare the ultimate Portuguese GOAT, the 28-year-old expressed admiration for Ronaldo in an interview.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.