Ronaldo: I’m perfect 10

Cristiano Ronaldo has given his Real Madrid team a nine out of 10 for the season just gone — and himself a 10.

Madrid ended Barcelona’s three-year reign as Spanish champions with a stunning campaign that saw them become the first Primera Division side to reach 100 points while their tally of 121 goals was also a record.

However, Jose Mourinho’s men fell short in their bid to win the Champions League after being knocked out by Bayern Munich in the semi-finals, while the defence of their Copa del Rey crown was ended by Barcelona at the quarter-final stage, and those disappointments are the reason why Ronaldo cannot rate it as the perfect season for Madrid.

The Portugal international does not feel he could have done much more on an individual level though, during a remarkable season which saw him score 46 goals in just 38 league matches, and 62 in all competitions for Madrid.

He said: “I would give my season a 10 on an individual level and collectively a nine, because we wanted to win more titles, the Champions League for example.”

However, Madrid’s bid for a record 10th European Cup “will arrive in the next season or two’’, according to the Portuguese star.


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