Brazil legend Ronaldo names 5 of the best players he loves to watch

Brazil legend Ronaldo names 5 of the best players he loves to watch, Babajide Orevba
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:42 PM
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- The Real Madrid icon did not mention Cristiano Ronaldo among his five favourite stars

- Messi, Salah, Hazard, Mbappe and Neymar are the stars that thrill the Brazilian

Ronaldo de Lima has named the players he loves to watch as he brushed aside Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo despite his exploits in Serie A.

The Real Madrid legend who had a blistering career in Spain and Italy revealed the new generation of impressive players he preferred to watch.

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Speaking to Spanish news media outlet AS, the 1994 and 2002 World Cup winner had no place for the Portuguese icon.

Ronaldo went on to elaborate on his choice of Mbappe, who many have said has a similar style of play with the Brazilian football veteran

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"He has a lot of speed, he finishes well, he has great movements, he hits excellent with both legs, he has an incredible stride," Ronaldo continued.
"We have similar things, but I never liked comparisons, especially between players of different generations, because the situations are different."

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"Messi, of course, he is number one, it is a talent that we will take 20 or 30 years to see something similar."

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“I also like (Mohamed) Salah, (Eden) Hazard, Neymar, I love watching him play, and of course (Kylian) Mbappe.”

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Ronaldo expressed his deep admiration for Paris-Saint-Germain youngster Kylian Mbappe.

In recent times, Mbappe has been compared with the Brazilian football star due to his pace and high goal scoring sense for his club and country.

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Babajide Orevba is a CAF accredited Nigerian journalist and HOD of the Local Desk with over 10 years of experience in media landscape.He studied NCE Political Science/Social Studies, AOCOED.