Shoved from his European pedestal by Cristiano Ronaldo (73 goals), Raul did not seem resentful in his last words. On the contrary, the former player of Real Madrid praised CR7.
Recodman of goals with Real Madrid (323 achievements in 741 appearances), the Spanish striker Raul will remain forever at the pantheon of the historical players of the club merengue. And even if the fox of the surfaces of 33 years knows that its performances will probably be exceeded by those of Cristiano Ronaldo (281, in 267 meetings). Moreover, the Portuguese has already seized the crown of top scorer in the Champions League until then held by Raul. In an interview, the latter was not bitter.
“I think it is today at the top and if it continues on the same path it can become the greatest of all time,” said the former Spanish international during an interview with the journalists of the British television channel BBC. “I think that Cristiano and Lionel Messi are two of the greatest players in history.” Are they better than Pelé and Maradona? “They are at the top but in football it’s hard to say who’s first, second or third”. The time will surely allow Raul to draw up a ranking