Portuguese superstar has been warning his teammates about Anfield’s atmosphere
Cristiano Ronaldo has been warning his Real Madrid teammates that Liverpool is the most difficult away ground to go to, having played there during his time at Manchester United, reports the Telegraph.
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The Portuguese star’s teammate and ex-Reds player Alvaro Arbeloa said, “Even Cristiano has mentioned this is the most difficult away ground from his time in the Premier League.”
Ronaldo has scored 15 goals in seven La Liga games, and is only two goals from breaking Raul’s Champions League goalscoring record for Madrid.
He will be hoping to continue his form and break the record on Wednesday night. However there could be boos from the Kop due to his history with rivals Man Utd.
“It is tough to explain what it is like here. You have to experience it yourself,” Arbeloa added to the 29-year-old’s warning.
“These big nights in the Champions League are special occasions and it is a special sound. It is a once in a lifetime experience – a special environment you must experience once in your career.”
Arbeloa was part of the team that beat Madrid 4-0 when the teams last played at Anfield in 2009.
He will be hoping that there is no repeat this time round, although the Merseyside club do need a result after losing to FC Basel in their last match.