KOMPAS.com – Cristiano Ronaldo’s hunger for trophies is the best example for Man City mainstay, Ruben Dias, ahead of the Champions League final duel against Chelsea.
The 2020-2021 Champions League final between Man City vs Chelsea will be staged at Estadio do Dragao, Saturday (29/5/2021) or Sunday (30/5/2021) at 02.00 WIB.
Man City’s back line pillar, Ruben Dias, admits that he has learned a lot from the Portuguese compatriot who is currently working with Juventus, Cristiano Ronaldo.
When it comes to the Champions League, Ronaldo is a perfect example.
CR7, Ronaldo’s famous initials, until he was nicknamed Mr. The Champions League remembers how many times he won the title.
Ronaldo has collected 5 Champions League trophies, four with Real Madrid and one while still strengthening Man United.
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On the other hand, this is the first time Ruben Dias and Man City have finished in the Champions League final.
“Lately we have Cristiano Ronaldo who is setting the best example,” Ruben Dias told The Times.
“He is a role model for Portugal, for everyone. He’s an example of the mentality that you have to have, to win, and after that keep winning, always wanting more. That’s the way to live, ”said Ruben Dias.
Hunger is important to continue to be maintained by Man City considering their “stomach” has been filled a bit ahead of the Champions League final against Chelsea.
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If you want to close this season with achievements treble, Man City had to “empty their guts” when they met Chelsea in the Champions League final.
Ronaldo’s example and the Portuguese spirit became Ruben Dias’ capital to achieve success in the Champions League final with Man City.
“It’s who we are, the way we love football, the culture in Portugal.”
“In this day and age kids play FIFA games at home, but when I was little, I played soccer every day at school, before classes started at noon.”
“That is the spirit that gets into the soul of every Portuguese person. History and culture make us believe we can be great, ”said Ruben Dias, who earlier this season was recruited by Man City from Benfica.