Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified his recent criticism towards his teammates Lucas Vazquez, Jese Rodriguez and Borja Mayoral.
Following their defeat to Atletico Real Madrid ace stated: “If everyone was as good as me, maybe we would be first. I do not want to belittle anyone but when they are not the best it is difficult to win.”
However now he is saying that those word were meant to the players’ fitness.
“When I said this I was referring to my level of fitness, not play,” he said. “I am not better than any of my teammates,” he added.