Ronaldo a legend, one of best ever, says Ramos

Sergio Ramos lauded Cristiano Ronaldo, labelling the star Real Madrid forward "a legend".

Ronaldo showed by he is hailed as a legend by Ramos by leading Real to Club World Cup glory.   -  Getty Images

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is a "legend" and one of the greatest players of all-time, according to team-mate Sergio Ramos. The Portuguese winger claimed a record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or earlier this month, joining Barcelona star Lionel Messi on that total.

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Ramos sung the praises of the four-time Champions League winner, saying he was different to any forward the world had ever seen.

"Our number seven is a striker like we have never seen before," the Spain defender told Telefoot. "He is already a legend and will be recognised as one of the best players in the history of football. Cristiano Ronaldo has a very important role in the team and everyone respects it."

Ronaldo is yet to hit top form this season, though he has scored 16 goals in 21 games in all competitions.

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