Football

Cristiano Ronaldo key to Gareth Bale's success

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Cristiano Ronaldo has been praised by millions around the world.

Commentators, fans, and pundits alike have all reveled in the glory of the man widely expected to win the Ballon D'Or award in January.

The latest person to sing the Portuguese forward's praises is none other than Gareth Bale's mum, who has described Ronaldo as "brilliant" in helping the Welshman take to life in Madrid.

50-year old Debbie said: "Ronaldo has been absolutely brilliant - he's helped him settle in. When you feel good you start to play well - he's living the dream."

Bale has recovered from an injury-hit start to his career in Madrid and has since been in blistering form, scoring nine goals in his last 11 appearances, including a hat-trick in his last outing against Real Valladolid.

Speaking at the BBC Welsh Sports Personality of the year - for which Bale was nominated although the award went to rugby star Leigh Halfpenny - Debbie spoke of her pride and joy at seeing her son unveiled as a Real Madrid player.

She added: "'It was fabulous, all the family was there - it was like a dream."

It is not known whether Bale and Ronaldo will feature against Copenhagen in the Champions League tonight, but it seems unlikely that they will play much part as Real have already qualified for the next phase of the competition as group winners.

The other match in the group is a mouth-watering one though as Juventus travel to Turkey to face Galatasaray needing a point to ensure their own qualification.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Gareth Bale
Real Madrid
Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo
Football

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again