Paul Pogba reveals what wowed him most about Cristiano Ronaldo as he hails 'unbelievable' former Man Utd team-mate | The Sun

Paul Pogba reveals what wowed him most about Cristiano Ronaldo as he hails 'unbelievable' former Man Utd team-mate | The Sun

December 26, 2022

PAUL POGBA revealed he was left in awe by former Manchester United team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo.

The pair of football superstars played together for a season when Ronaldo returned to Old Trafford in the summer of 2021.

But now the two have left the club although Pogba still holds the Portugal captain in high regard.

He told Field of Stories: "The discipline of Ronaldo was unbelievable – I've never seen this.

"The discipline is in another level. I see professional players, a lot of players, they're very professional they come early, they all do recoveries and stuff like that. 

"But someone that's been there every single day and doesn't stop – that's Cristiano.

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"Every day! Some days you're like, I'm OK! But he doesn't miss one day. His discipline to do it every single day – this is something."

Pogba, 29, walked out of United in the summer on a free transfer, re-joining Juventus, the side he initially left Manchester for.

Meanwhile Ronaldo, 37, is now without a team having also quit United following his explosive interview with The Sun's Piers Morgan.

He criticised the club and current manager Erik ten Hag, which was enough to see him dismissed.

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Ronaldo was later left in tears as Portugal bowed out of the winter World Cup in the quarter-final stages.

The forward then spent time training at Real Madrid's facilities in a bid to remain fit.

It comes as Ronaldo closes in on a £173million-a-year move to Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr.

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