André Silva, the rising star of the football Portuguese, feels lucky to be able to compose a duo attack with Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portugal begins on Sunday, his route to the Confederations Cup by a duel against Mexico. To undermine the defence of the aztecs, the Lusitanians will count on their captain Cristiano Ronaldo, but also on their striker André Silva. This pair of attack will be among the most monitored of the competition.
Absolute confidence in Cristiano Ronaldo
International since last September, Andre Silva will know his first major competition with his country. And he is well lucky he was able to do this with a player the caliber of Ronaldo at his sides. “My duo with Ronaldo, it is a dream. Since I started to evolve at the highest level, I’ve always wanted to evolve to its sides. Or play at the same level as him. I am happy to evolve with my captain”, he confided.
“Ronaldo is very motivated”
The new defector from AC Milan, has admitted to have already learned a lot of the quadruple Ballon d’or : “He talks to me, he advises me. I try to listen to and he tries to explain to me as best as he can. I think that our good communication and our understanding have brought good results”.
Ronaldo is currently undergoing problems with the extra sports with the accusations of tax fraud, of which he is the object. But, so far, he has not left reflected no discomfort or frustration. Silva confirmed to those who are worried about it : “Ronaldo is highly motivated. He takes this competition very seriously. It is 100% concentrated on the workout. He is turned towards the next game against Mexico.”