At four days of the final of the Champions League between Real Madrid and Liverpool, Zinedine Zidane has made a new tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo, “the best”.

The four best goalscorers of the Champions League have an appointment in the final on Saturday night in Kiev. Cristiano Ronaldo, the most formidable of them, will face the infernal Liverpool trio, composed of Roberto Firmino, Sadio Manรฉ and Mohamed Salah. The Portuguese striker will give Real Madrid its third consecutive C1? Zinedine Zidane hopes so. At four days of shock, he is already convinced of one thing: “CR7” will be in shape. “It will have the greatest importance because it’s the best,” he says.

A “Zizou” who never doubted his player, even at the beginning of the season when he struggled to find the net and many observers said it was declining. “A player always goes through complicated times,” he says, “when Cristiano does not score he gets nervous, but he knows he’ll score two or three goals in the next game. That’s why he’s the best, there are players that pressure affects, and others do not, he’s one of those. ”

Since the beginning of the year, the five-time Golden Ball has scored 30 goals in only 23 games – he is the only one in this case – including some memorable as this fantastic turn against Juventus in the quarterfinals, and so has silence the bad languages. “The more we criticize him, the better he is,” adds the French coach of the White House, “I am quiet in nature and I can tell you that it’s better to have Cristiano Ronaldo on his side.” Today, nobody will dare to say the opposite.