Roberto Carlos talks Ronaldo, Messi and Brazil with fmr Ecuadorian president Correa

Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer (Spanish): «In the case of Cristiano, we lived side by side, I saw him every day at Real Madrid training. And the more he achieves, the more he wants to reach. The more titles he has, the more motivation to continue to get them. I think it's the best example for the kids who want to be a football players, to see how the current best player in the world train... Еще every day. Cristiano is just from another planet. Leo [Messi] is the same, Neymar is the same. They're the three players today. It's incredible. We have lived football, I am not saying that it was better in our time, but it was tighter. When the voting for the best players in the world was done, there were 15 players from Madrid, City, Bayern, Barcelona, Milan, Inter. Nowadays, you already know who the best three in the world are. At that time it was not like that. Zidane, Totti, Del Piero, Buffon, Hierro, Raul, Xavi, Iniesta.» Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer (Spanish): «It's the same situation for Argentina as it always has been. In the qualifying campaign they had loads of problems, loads of critical problems. The more criticism a player receives, the higher is his motivation. We have to be cautious with Argentina because they were in the final at the last World Cup. They had some complicated times in qualifying, but when you speak about the Argentine national team, they're always one of the favourites.» Rafael Correa, host, former President of Ecuador (Spanish): «So, Brazil, Argentina, they're the favourites?» Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer (Spanish): «Well, I'm hoping for a final against Argentina.» Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer (Spanish): «I think at the moment, analysing all the countries there, having lived in Madrid, I watched football from England, Italy, France, Germany every week, I think the Brazillian team, they have the motivation to win it. After what happened in 2014, they Brazillians have the motivation.» Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer (Spanish): «Some declarations aren't necessary to make.» Rafael Correa, host, former President of Ecuador (Spanish): «We need to separate sport and politics.» Brazil's World Cup winning left back Roberto Carlos discussed Cristiano Ronaldo's obsession with winning and his home country's hopes in the 2018 World Cup alongside former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa. «In the case of Cristiano, we lived side by side, I saw him every day at Real Madrid training. And the more he achieves, the more he wants to reach. The more titles he has, the more motivation to continue to get them,» Carlos said. He went on to say his dream final would be Argentina v Brazil, however, that looks to have faded after Croatia's 3-0 defeat of the South Americans. «It's the same situation for Argentina as it always has been. In the qualifying campaign they had loads of problems, loads of critical problems,» Carlos said. Correa finished by saying he believes there should be a separation of sport and politics.

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