Italian and Juventus legend, Gianluigi Buffon has hailed Cristiano Ronaldo, revealing that the Portugese superstar is a very humble person and that he discovered that the striker is a very nice person.
The 34-year-old joined the Turin based club last season after spending nine trophy laden years with Real Madrid and enjoyed immediate success with his new side, leading them to the league title last campaign.
Gianluigi Buffon on Cristiano:— TeamCRonaldo (@TeamCRonaldo) October 13, 2019
"After that overhead kick he scored against us for Real Madrid, I asked him how old he was.. He smiled & said: I’m 33. Not bad, right?.. I thought: Look at this son of a… If you can’t beat’em, you join’em!"
Buffon who himself returned back to Juventus after spending one season with Paris Saint-Germain believes that he really likes the attitude of the star.
"When I met Cristiano in Turin for training, I discovered a very humble guy. I like his attitude and his relationship with our team-mates a lot. Very often, after training, we spend a couple of minutes talking in deep about some aspects of the game. I discovered a very nice person besides the footballer," he said as per Sportstar.
Ronaldo netted 28 goals in 43 appearances in his debut season and continued his good form thus campaign too, scoring four goals in eight games so far. The striker was bought by the club too help them win the UEFA Champions League and he will need to be at his best if they are to break their 13-year duck in the competition.