Actual Madrid president Florentino Perez has discovered himself within the midst of a debacle as a brand new report claims that he had labelled Cristiano Ronaldo “an fool” in 2012.
Earlier on Tuesday, Perez was quoted criticising Actual Madrid legends Raul Gonzalez and Iker Casillas as “the largest frauds” in a recorded dialog in 2006. Now, El Confidencial has reported that the 74-year-old former politician had lambasted each Ronaldo and former Actual Madrid head coach Jose Mourinho 9 years in the past.
“He’s loopy,” Perez was quoted as saying about Ronaldo.
“This man is an fool, a sick man. You assume this man is regular, however he’s not regular, in any other case, he wouldn’t do all of the issues he does.”
Ronaldo, who had joined Actual Madrid in a file £80 million deal in 2009, ended his stint in 2018 because the membership’s all-time top-scorer with 451 objectives. He additionally gained 4 Ballon d’Or awards and 4 UEFA Champions League titles with the membership.
Mourinho, who gained the La Liga with Actual, was in cost between 2010 and 2013.
“These are guys with a horrible ego, each spoiled, the coach and him, and so they don’t see actuality,” Perez had reportedly mentioned. “Mourinho is an fool. It isn’t that he doesn’t need to play. Properly, he’s a bit irregular. He drives and not using a license. That mentioned, he has been overwhelmed by the stress.”
After his remarks on Raul and Casillas had been made public, the Los Blancos president on Tuesday responded in an official assertion, saying the feedback have been faraway from their broader context, including he intends to take authorized motion.
“Given the news broadcast in El Confidencial, by which phrases attributed to me are reported, I believe it’s essential to make clear. The reproduced phrases are pronounced in conversations clandestinely recorded by Mr. Jose Antonio Abellan, who has been making an attempt to promote them for a few years with out success,” the assertion mentioned.
“It’s stunning now that, regardless of the time that has elapsed, the newspaper El Confidencial experiences them at this time. They’re single phrases of conversations taken from the broad context by which they happen.”
“For them to be reproduced now, after so a few years have handed since these conversations passed off, is I perceive on account of my participation as one of many promoters of the Tremendous League. I’ve put the matter within the fingers of my legal professionals, who’re learning the attainable actions to take,” it added additional.