The agent also assured that he continues to maintain a “close” relationship with crack, despite no longer representing it.
The Portuguese represented the striker for more than 20 years, from the start of his professional career at Sporting until the end of his recent second spell at Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo “He was and is the best player in the history” of football, according to his former agent, jorge mendeswho also assured that he continues to maintain a “close” relationship with crack, despite no longer representing it.
Speaking to the media on the sidelines of a gala for sports journalists in Viana do Castelo (northern Portugal), Mendes he assures that Cristiano is “a special person” for him and that “he will always be the best in history”.
“Christian you will always be in my heart. He is a special player and a special person for me,” says the Portuguese businessman who represented the former Real Madrid star for two decades.
Despite the recent end of the professional relationship between the two, Mendes he points out that on a personal level the relationship “continues to be close, a great personal relationship”.
The Portuguese “should be proud to have had and have a player like him. I’ve always said it and I’ll repeat it all my life: he was and is the best player in all of history! I have no doubts,” he declared.
jorge mendesconsidered one of the most influential agents in the world, represented Cristiano Ronaldo for more than 20 years, from the start of his professional career at Sporting de Portugal to the end of his recent second spell at Manchester United.
According to the local press, Mendes would have been against the controversial interview that Christian He conceded in November and at the time of his departure from Manchester that he increased the differences between the two, which would start with his departure from Juventus in 2021.
On the player’s signature by the Al Nasr Saudi Arabia, the businessman stressed that “it’s where it is, this is life”, and stressed again that the Portuguese should be “very grateful” to Cristiano Ronaldo.
“For all he has done for national sport, for football and for the country itself: he is the greatest ambassador of Portugal of all time,” he stressed.
In addition, he highlighted the discipline of Christian to achieve what he has achieved in his career, which has made him a “machine”.
“There is a lot of strength from him there and also a lot of work. He is an example for young people and he did everything a great man should have done professional Because he’s the best of all!” Mendes.
However, he added that the former Real Madrid player “was a virtuous player as a youngster: you (journalists) talk about Ronaldinho Gaucho and Messibut when I was young Christian he was also virtuosic! And strong one-on-one, and explosive!”
“Christian turned into a car! Many have never thought about that growth process that led him, in fact, to be the best in history. And for me it will always be the best in history,” he concluded.