Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he is inspired by the likes of Lionel Messi who push him to be the best that he can be.
The Portuguese captain won the La Liga as the team also retained the UEFA Champions League Trophy. This makes him the overwhelming favourite to win this year’s Ballon d’Or for the fifth team which will put him on par with Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo revealed in his interview with ESPN that the healthy competition amongst the world’s top players makes him work harder.
When he was asked the other players that make him better, he stated that it was hard to name just one.
“It is hard to mention just one but at the stage that I am in now. The best players are always in a circle like the NBA and Formula One.
“Everyone wants to be in their best shape so as to match their peers and you cannot rest because if you do you will be left behind by the rest.”
We compete against each other
“We compete with everyone and these include the likes of Neymar, Messi, Lewandoski, Higuain and other top players in the world. It is not a battle but it is quite healthy because we all want to be the best.”
“I always strive to be better than the year before and repeat the same feat the year after.”
However, Ronaldo believes family should always come first stating that family is the most important achievement for any man regardless of