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Paulo Futre: “Cristiano Ronaldo has “enemies” in Portugal”

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane insists “I had to let Cristiano Ronaldo rest” as “the team’s performance was very good” against Las Palmas.

Atletico Madrid legend Paulo Futre admits Cristiano Ronaldo has “enemies” in Portugal.

“Cristiano is Portuguese, he has done everything, is a European champion,” ex-Atletico Madrid player told El Larguero.

“But he has many enemies there — for the way he is. He is very direct, and creates many enemies in his own country.

“There was a time when many people used to chant ‘Messi, Messi, Messi’ outside the Portugal team hotel, which was shameful.”