Sevilla had been just seconds away from ending Real`s run just four days ago until Karim Benzema`s stoppage time equaliser allowed Real to advance 6-3 on aggregate in the Copa del Rey after a 3-3 draw on Thursday.
The Argentine star said that, in general, he liked a player who made him have more fun than others who just score goals.
Liverpool signes Firmino from Hoffenheim on a five-year deal for about $35.6 million in June 2015.
With 39 points, Pep Guardiola`s side is only seven behind leaders Chelsea on league table.
Chelsea`s grip on the Premier League title race tightened on Monday as they beat Bournemouth 3-0 for a club record 12th successive league win.
Neymar was a Ballon d`Or finalist for the first time last year, eventually missing out to teammate Lionel Messi, who claimed the prize for a fifth time.
Barcelona recently reached a deal to extend the contract of Uruguay striker Luis Suarez to June 2021.
After Ronaldo was crowned the winner of prestigious Ballon d'Or, Zinedine Zidane labeled him as the best player there ever has been in football.
Liverpool, second, host Stoke City on Tuesday, with fifth-place Tottenham Hotspur visiting Southampton the following day.
Evidently, the nouveau riche league has managed to lured away some big names from European leagues, with Chelsea's Brazilian midfielder Oscar being their latest scalp.
Another victory for Chelsea will leave them one win from equalling Arsenal`s 2002 record for successive wins in the same campaign, which they extended to 14 the following season.
At 23, with a World Cup winners medal in his pocket and 27 caps for his country, he was now too big for Wolfsburg.
Moyes lasted just 10 months as United manager after succeeding his Scottish compatriot Alex Ferguson at the helm in May 2013.
Guardiola, whose side are third and trail leaders Chelsea by seven points, said he consulted his players before taking the decision.
After one win in their last 11 league matches, Palace are seeking more solidity from a specialist in relegation firefighting.