Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has staunchly dismissed reports that team mate and three time FIFA player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo is not in good terms with him.
Bale’s relationship with Ronaldo has been constantly scrutinized ever since Bale joined Real Madrid in a world record fee, but most memorably their relationship came to the fore when Ronaldo appeared to fume at Bale for not passing the ball to him in a LA liga match against Espanyol.
Bale has now denied having problems with Cristiano Ronaldo saying that the press just make up stories.
[Ronaldo] speaks English which helped me when I first came here,” Bale told Henry Winter of The Times. .
“We also have that link from the Premier League. We get on really well.
“The press make a lot of things that maybe we don’t but we get on fine.
We’ve never had a problem. I’ve never had an argument with him. He’s a very, very passionate person on the pitch, everyone knows that.
“He’s very determined. People sometimes seem to take that the wrong way. We haven’t had a problem.
“[On Man City in the Champions League semi-finals], City have some great players, Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne is in good form. They wouldn’t be in the Champions League semi-finals without good players. We know the threat they could pose but we’re ready for it.