Super-agent Jorge Mendes believes that Cristiano Ronaldo’s ideal “is however to come” when CR7 believes ‘records come hunting for me!’
The Juventus forward scored his 700th profession purpose, taking him amongst an elite group of players who have managed the outstanding feat.
“Not just everyone can attain this figure. Thank you to my teammates, colleagues and Coaches who have helped me to develop into the player I am,” Ronaldo told reporters just after Portugal’s two-1 defeat to Ukraine..
“I am disappointed that we didn’t win, but proud of the group.
“How several records do I have? I do not know. I have to love the moment and thank these who helped me attain this impressive mark.
“Records come naturally – I do not go hunting for them, records come hunting for me! Devoid of possessing an obsession, they occur naturally.”
His agent Jorge Mendes was naturally complete of praise for his compatriot and believes the Portuguese legend will quickly surpass Brazilian legend Pele.
“His numbers do not lie, and light up the overwhelming way Cristiano Ronaldo shatters records,” Mendes told Tuttosport.
“They elevate him to the category of ideal player in the history of football, with a large distinction compared to the second [best] for all he accomplished with the distinct clubs he represented, irrespective of whether in England, Spain or now in Italy and also with the Portuguese national group.
“The truth is that with Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal have currently played in 3 Finals, winning two of them.
“Cristiano has reached the outstanding milestone of 700 objectives, but I have no doubt that he’ll surpass Pele as the ideal scorer in football history, and he’ll do it with Juventus.
“After all, 68 objectives are not a lot for this extraordinary Cristiano Ronaldo, are they? It is also since I’m convinced that his ideal is however to come.”