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Francesco Totti is one of the greats, says Cristiano Ronaldo

First Posted: Oct 17, 2016 02:34 AM EDT

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Cristiano Ronaldo is certainly one of modern football's easily-recognizable figures. Being hailed by many as the best player in the world alongside rival Lionel Messi, he rarely hails another player as among the best in the game. When he does, however, he makes sure that it's someone who's really incredible.

The Real Madrid number 7 has loaded acclaim on Roma legend, Francesco Totti, by viewing him as one of the finest the game has ever delivered. 

The previous Manchester United winger additionally trusts that the Italian could yet continue for a couple more years and that the one-club man ought to be viewed as a good example by adolescents to imprint the way that age doesn't generally make a difference.

 "I think he can even continue for another a few years. It's essential for youngsters, who need to comprehend that age does not make a difference." 

The three-time Ballon d'Or champ then went ahead to clarify how he himself never considers retiring and will continue gracing the pitch with his intense power his body permits him to do as such. 

He clarified that actually, he will never consider retiring. He sees himself on the pitch for quite a while, for as long as his body continues to react well. 

Moving the subject of discourse, the Euro 2016 winning commander uncovered that Inter and Juventus furnished him with the chance to play in Italy, yet he selected to play for the Red Devils since it was one he had always wanted. 

"Inter and Juventus needed to give me a chance to play in Italy, however, my fantasy was to play in Manchester and I went there," he included. 

The record goalscorer of Real Madrid trusts that Serie A's ascent is because of the inundation of some quality players and that it is an appreciated news for the football world given that it will just enhance the aggressiveness of the Champions League. 

He told this is useful for Europe as well, since now in the Champions League, the most aggressive groups will be there. 

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