“The best in the world” – Antony raves about Cristiano Ronaldo

"The best in the world" - Antony raves about Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United forward Antony has raved about team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo, hailing him as the best player in the world.

Man United signed Antony from Ajax in a transfer deal that could rise to €100million based on pitch performances.

The forward made his scored on his debut against Arsenal last weekend but made way for Ronaldo early in the second half.

The Brazilian played alongside the five-time Ballon d’Or winner for the first time ever when Manchester United hosted Real Sociedad at Old Trafford on Thursday night but unfortunately, it ended in a 1-0 defeat.

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Cristiano Ronaldo hasn’t scored or assisted in seven appearances this season so far, although he played the majority of the games as substitute.

“Words can’t describe Cristiano [Ronaldo], the best in the world,” Antony said of the former Real Madrid forward.

“In just a few days, I’ve learnt a lot from him. He has an extraordinary mind and, whenever I talk to him, I take a lot from it.”