Even being in the Los Angeles Galaxy club in the United States in recent years, Zlatan Ibrahimovic still has an outspoken ear on European football. The Swedish international has just thrown Cristiano Ronaldo a small spike on his transfer to Juventus de Turin.
Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s announcement a few months ago that he wanted to see Messi sign up for Serie A to take on this new challenge like him, Zlatan Ibrahimovic wanted to calm the Portuguese star: “He signed for a team that has won the Serie A seven times in a row. Going to a club like this is not a challenge. If he wanted a challenge, he had to sign for Juve when she was in Serie B and bring her back to the top, “ said the Swedish striker in an interview with GQ Italia.
Zlatan @Ibra_official sur @Cristiano Ronaldo : « Il a signé pour une équipe qui a remporté la série A sept fois d'affilée. Aller dans un club comme celui-là n'est pas un défi. S'il voulait un défi, il devait signer à la Juve quand elle était en Série B et la ramener au sommet. » pic.twitter.com/FW1SdsEukrLoading...
— SATELLITE CONGOLAIS (@SatelliteCG) December 5, 2019
A reference to the case of Calciopoli, thirteen years ago, when Juventus Turin was relegated to Serie B. Some legendary players of the Old Lady remained to help Didier Deschamps, coach of the Bianconeri in 2006-2007, to do back up the club like David Trezeguet, Alessandro Del Piero, Gianluigi Buffon or Pavel Nedved. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, he had preferred to slip to Inter Milan.
Ibra went further and said, ” The real Ronaldo is the Brazilian. This Ronaldo, (when he refers to CR7) is not a natural talent but the result of a lot of work “
So this is a new criticism of Ibra Ronaldo after that of last February where he had criticized his choice to sign the juventus turin.