– Cristiano Ronaldo has been hailed by his teammate at Juventus Alvaro Morata who claimed the Portuguese is a great man
– Morata also claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo was nice to him during their days at Spanish side Real Madrid
– Juventus failed to retain their title at the just concluded League season, but they finished in top four
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Alvaro Morata who is a Spanish striker currently playing for Juventus has stated clearly that Cristiano Ronaldo is a cultured player stressing that the Portugal international does things in amazing ways.
The former Chelsea star and Cristiano Ronaldo are not new to each other as they were teammates years back at Spanish side Real Madrid before meeting again at Juventus.
While speaking on the relationship between him and Cristiano Ronaldo, Alvaro Morata claimed that the Portuguese is also a player who spends time in seeking for knowledge on his own.
According to the report on Marca, Alvaro Morata explained that Cristiano Ronaldo reads many books in efforts to get himself updated about many things.
“I speak to him about everything, about things that you can’t even imagine. He’s a very cultured guy who shares many anecdotes.
“I remember that, at the last team dinner we had, we were talking about food and nutrition and he told us what the record was for somebody to go without eating. Nobody had any idea
“That surprised us, but he knows about all kinds of things. He likes to read and inform himself about things.”
Last season, Alvaro Morata and Cristiano Ronaldo failed to win the League and Champions League title, but they won the Coppa Italia and finished among the top four teams.
Earlier, . had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo has been conspicuously omitted from the 23-man Champions League squad of the season.
The 36-year-old scored four goals and assisted two others in six UCL games however, his individual brilliance was unable to help them go beyond the last 16.
Juve were dumped out of the competition by FC Porto despite playing 4-4 on aggregate after both legs of the round.
Meanwhile, Lionel Messi whose Barcelona team crashed out at the same stage as the Old Lady made the shortlist dominated by players of the winning team, Chelsea.
The Argentine scored five times and assisted two goals in six games but his Calatan club was humbled out of the competition by Paris Saint Germain 5-2 on aggregate.