At 38 years old, Cristiano Ronaldo continues to play a crucial role at the highest level. The Portuguese star knows how to bring back those who believe they can be at his level. Recently, eternal Lusitanian hope Fabio Paim (35) looked back on his career. Like many wasted talents, Baim asserted that if he had taken over as CR7, things would have been different.
“Cristiano Ronaldo should give me one of his Ballon d’Or. I went to Sporting when I was seven years old, I grew up there. Those were glorious years when I earned everything I could. I never got to where I could have been, But I left my mark on a whole generation. If people don’t forget me, it’s because I made an impression on them. I joked that I thought Cristiano Ronaldo could give me the Ballon d’Or. But I was humble. If I had half Cristiano’s mentality, it wouldn’t be him and Messi. It would be him and me. “And Messi, and he probably wouldn’t have won the Ballon d’Or that he won. Maybe one of them would have been mine.”He indicated in statements quoted by him In Pula. A comment to which CR7 reacted coldly. “Tuff, who is this guy?” ». Atmosphere.