Cristiano Ronaldo opens up about `rivalry` with Gareth Bale

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 15:58

New Delhi: Cristiano Ronaldo has rubbished the reports claiming that he was not happy with Gareth Bale joining Real Madrid.

The 29-year-old footie ace said that Bale is an incredible player and a great guy, FHM India magazine reported.

Ronaldo said that there was big pressure on Bale when he arrived because of his transfer fee - but he has shown the football world that he is more than good enough to handle all of that pressure.

He added that he was looking forward to lots of success for Real Madrid with Bale.


First Published: Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 15:58

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