This soccer player is one of the iconic figures of that sport, he has millions of followers, and despite the fact that everyone believes that foo
The day that even Cristiano Ronaldo put above…
This soccer player is one of the iconic figures of that sport, he has millions of followers, and despite the fact that everyone believes that football is everything for him, this is not quite the case. Whom LEFT PUNCH we remember the day when Cristiano Ronaldo he put boxing above football.
That’s right, the Portuguese opened up and declared himself a boxing fan, something that caused discontent among some fans, but he won many more with this perspective.
The day that even Cristiano put boxing above soccer
All this originated when the CR7 footballer appeared in the first chapter of the documentary ‘Parallel Worlds‘ of DAZN, where two athletes from totally different disciplines interview each other.
And here the Lusitanian revealed to the Kazakh boxer Gennady Golovkin that he would have preferred to dedicate himself to boxing than to soccer, although he confessed that he did not have the gift for it.
“From the beginning I only thought about football, football… But there was a moment at Sporting… Do you know ping-pong? I was very good. They invited me to join a professional team. And I said, “No, I just want to focus.” But I was good at it, because in Madeira there is a great ping-pong culture”, he recounts.
“I don’t think I could have been a boxer, it’s tough. You have to be born for that, with that gift. I was born to be a professional soccer player. I thought I had that gift from the beginning, and I said to myself: ‘I’m going to grab this opportunity with my hands,’ he revealed. Cristiano Ronaldo.
Cristiano Ronaldo and GGG
In this talk, the soccer player and the boxer exchange advice. Gennady offered some pointers to the striker on how to hit and they both did some drills on the hitting bag; also some positions above the ring as if they were going to fight.