The Real Madrid midfielder spoke after Brazil's friendly with Panama and admitted Los Blancos are weaker without Cristiano Ronaldo: "He's the best in the world".
Casemiro attended reporters after Brazil's 1-1 friendly draw with Panama in Porto and spoke about life without Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid. In the Mixed Zone, Casemiro admitted that Madrid have been weaker since Cristiano left to join Juventus but later toned down his comments, poiting out that the Portuguese forward is no longer a Real Madrid player...
Cristiano is "the best player in the world" - Casemiro
"Cristiano Ronaldo? Of course we miss him - as any team would, he's the best player in the world. It was a real pleasure playing alongside him but now he's not a Real Madrid player", Casemiro told reporters.
The Brazilian midfielder also spoke about Zidane's return to the Bernabéu: "We already knew his philosophy and working methods. He's a club icon - as a player and as a coach. Everyone respects him and he's come back to do the best he possibly can", he ended.