Cristiano Ronaldo gave an extensive interview Friday with CNN and provided a statement: "Right now, I think I'm better than Lionel Messi."
However, Ronaldo admitted that he was tired of the comparison constant: "Some people say I'm better and others say he is.
Sometimes the comparison tires me and him.
You can not compare a Ferrari and Porsche the have a different Engine. He does good things in Barcelona and I in Madrid.
"I think competition is pushing us up a level. This is Real and Barcelona that's why they are the best teams in the world. It's not just us it's also other players."
Ronaldo addressed the charectaristics differences : "Sometimes, you have to put a mask. You can smile to everybody. It's impossible and I can not do it. People do not know me, but my character is different. I do not want every person to know me , only close friends and teammates. what other people think, frankly, I do not care ".
The Portuguese spoke about the last season: "The highlight of my career is winning the championship in the league with Real. This is my first time and I am pleased that the title of the most important went to us. Personally, I had a great season, I scored goals and I broke my old record.
It's Amazing we got to 100 points in the league.
"The Spanish League is the hardets league in the world," continued Ronaldo. "Everyone knows how difficult it is to face Barcelona. To beat them and finishe with nine points advantage that is a lot here in Spain.
What an amazing season.
We played better than them this season, we won 1:2 and we were worthy of the title. Now we're better, but we must respect them they are an amazing team "
On Jose Mourinho: "as a human being is a rendering and simple and we laugh all the time. Has funny stories which is great. Coach, is entirely different, serious and professional. That's why he wins so many titles.
He is the best at what he does: tactics, motivation, working with players and the titles speak for themselves. He won titles in every country where he worked. almost no one else has done this and we should appreciate Mourinho for that. "
About losing to Byren in the Champions League Ronaldo said: "One of the worst days of my career. Always hard to lose, especially on penalties, but I should appreciate what I did in the Champions League this season and what I did for the club."
On the final he said: "Everyone thinks Bayern will win easily, but not me. Chelsea had already beat Barcelona and it will be an interesting game. Chelsea are very strong, they protect better and have great counter attacks. Bayern are also a fantastic team. It will be a good game."