I’m At My Best For Juventus – Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo in training ahead of tomorrow’s final

By Oladipupo Mojeed

Real Madrid talismanic forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has declared his readiness for tomorrow Champions League final against Juventus at the Cardfiff stadium.

Ronaldo struck the winning penalty in a shootout in last year’s final .

He claimed that he is fresh and focused going into Saturday’s match after another record-breaking season that saw him rested for nine league games by Zidane.

“The business end of the season is important.

“I feel good and want to be fit and firing because this is where things are decided.

“Winning the league helped calm us down a lot. We want to make history and be the first side to defend our title.

“I’m at the best level physically as I have in the last few seasons because I have played less. It is down to the intelligence of Zidane and my team-mates, said the 32-year-old.

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Cristiano Ronaldo in the gym ahead of tomorrow’s clash

Ronaldo reached 400 goals for Real during the current season as well as 100 in the Champions League.

And Zidane added, “He sometimes needs to play a bit less.

“It’s not because he isn’t as physically fit but because he wants to head into the final stage of the season, when everything is at stake, in top form.

“Now, he’s in fantastic shape,” said the Real coach.

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