Real Madrid’s all time top goal scorer Cristiano Ronaldo wants respectful gesture from Barcelona ahead of El Clasico scheduled for 23 December just before the winter break. Check Indian time and telecast channels of upcoming El Clasico. The Portuguese winger scored important and deciding free kick goal against Gremio in the final of FIFA Club World Cup 2017. Real Madrid successfully defended their Club World Cup title which was their 3rd title in history. After title victory, Ronaldo insists that they deserves some respects even from their rivals and this is what Football is all about.
Cristiano Ronaldo Wants Respect From Barcelona
The five times Ballon d’Or winner won another trophy in the name of FIFA Club World Cup. In post match interview, Ronaldo stated that “It would be nice and I would like Barcelona to give us a guard of honour.”
About their next game which is El Clasico, the winger said “I hope we win that game too so that the league is still alive for Real Madrid. We have to enjoy every moment because we don’t know what will happen in the future.”
The defending La Liga Champions are 11 points behind Barcelona though they have one game in hand. Los Blancos have played 15 La Liga games so far and lost 2 games already. Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are the only undefeated teams in La Liga so far. Barcelona continued their winning run against Deportivo La Coruna. The Catalans registered 4-0 win against Deportivo at their home ground Camp Nou.
Both teams have also qualified for the round of 16 of UEFA Champions League 2017-18. Real Madrid will play against Paris Saint Germain and Barcelona will face Chelsea in pre quarter finals of UCL this season.