Former centre back player for Club Juventus Medhi Benatia has heaped praise on star player Cristiano Ronaldo in an interaction with Goal.com, saying that the latter is ‘absolute number one’.
Banatai said, “He is the absolute number one, as a footballer and as a person,”
Earlier, Benatia bid farewell to Juventus in 2019 itself and is now playing for Qatar Stars League club Al-Duhail.
Further, praising the 35-year-old, Benatia said that Ronaldo’s brain is ‘always faster than anybody else’.
“He is very intelligent, even off the pitch. His brain is always faster than anybody else. I am happy to be his friend. I always wish him the best,” he said.
On 15 July 2016, Champion team Juventus signed Benatia on a season-long loan for €3 Million. Later, On 10th March 2017, Benatia scored his first goal for this club against A.C. Milan in Serie A, at the Juventus Stadium itself. He has also been affiliated by The Best Arab Player of the Year: 2014