Despite media reports of disaffection, it appears Cristiano Ronaldo was happy with his former teammate, Modric who took his shine.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Luka Modric
Real Madrid midfielder, Luka Modric has revealed that ex-Los Blanco teammate, Cristiano Ronaldo congratulated him on winning the UEFA Player of the Year Award.
Recall that Modric, last month won UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year ahead of Ronaldo and Salah.
Ronaldo refused to attend the presentation after learning that he did not win the award.
Modric, however, has revealed that Ronaldo was humble in defeat.
“Cristiano sent me a message, congratulated me and told me he is happy for me and I deserved it,” Modric told RTP3
“He also said he can’t wait to meet me again. I am happy to be in another big award final, we’ll see what will happen.
“I have a good relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo and we’ll have good relationship in the future too. ‘Individual awards are important but I am not obsessed with them.”
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