◼️ The Real Madrid coach joked at a press conference and compared his goal to Bayer Leverkusen in 2002 with Ronaldo’s pirouette in Turin.
Zinedine Zidane, coach of Real Madrid, said at a press conference, laughing, that his goal to Bayer Leverkusen in the 2002 Champions League final was more beautiful than the one scored Tuesday Cristiano Ronaldo, with a beautiful Chilean against Juventus .
CR7 signed for the first time in his career a goal like that, and he did it at Juventus Stadium, where Madrid ended up winning 3-0 to the Italians for the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final.
“You can compare this goal and Glasgow’s, mine is more beautiful, but this one is more recent”, the French coach acknowledged with a happy face. “We can say that it is one of the most beautiful goals in the history of football, not as much as mine, but …” he added.
He also referred to his reaction after the goal: “I did not remember anything, I was happy with the second goal, the gesture was spectacular, Buffon is right: you have to take off your hat with these players you named.” Messi and Ronaldo are so influential as they were Pelé and Maradona’- ”
“It’s like everybody, I’m the Real Madrid coach, but a football fan, it’s a natural gesture to take my hands in. I’m very happy for what he did, he’s a different player because he does this kind of thing. him, and we have to be happy to have him on our team”, he added.
In addition, analyzed the result in Italy: “It is not so easy to score three Juve.He had his time to put us in difficulties, but we hold well, 3-0 is a bit strong, but we made a game to win in this way. very happy tonight, winning 3-0 on the Juventus field is going to happen a few times. “
On the performance of Isco, holder against Juve over Bale, said: “Isco has played a great game, I am happy for him, he has personality, he always wants to play, he has been important between the lines, the first goal comes from him. In the end, the 10-15 minutes he played behind Ronaldo after Karim’s departure made it great against Betancur, I’m glad about his match, and that of the whole team, it’s a job for the whole team, because they need the work of everyone to do these games. “
As for Gareth Bale, who did not have minutes, said: “Bale isn’t behind anyone, he is a player who has not left the field today, but because another one has come out doing a different job, but Gareth is going to count. He could play, but we already have a derby on Sunday and he has to be prepared. “