Marius Niculae, revelations about Cristiano Ronaldo! What is the favorite team of the Portuguese and how does the footballer relax


Marius Niculae (40 years old) is the Romanian footballer who can boast that he spent part of his sports career with Cristiano Ronaldo (36 years old), when the two were colleagues both on the field and room at Sporting Lisbon.

Representing one of the best players of his generation, Marius Niculae arrived at Sporting Lisbon in July 2001 for 5.6 million euros and remained at the Portuguese club until 2005. Thus, for two years, he had the opportunity to he knows the young Cristiano Ronaldo, which, at that time, was beginning to stand out at the level of the first team.

The former Dinamo Bucharest striker revealed how he was impressed by Cristiano and how he chose the Portuguese to spend his free time at the beginning of his professional career.

Marius Niculae, impressed by Cristiano Ronaldo: “We were roommates for two years. All the discussions were about football. “

When the Romanian striker arrived in Lisbon at just 20 years old, he had the chance to share the room with Cristiano Ronaldo for two years, at that time a young man four years younger than Niculae, who was to tick shortly un transfer important la Manchester United, under the command of Sir Alex Ferguson.

The two were thus able to form a friendly relationship, Marius recognizing that since that time Cristiano was very disciplined and determined to be successful, continuing training since then alone.

“For two years I was a roommate with Cristiano, when I went to camps. We talked a lot about football. Almost all of our discussions were about football. But so, as details of color, I can say that it was very neat.

He had this education since he was a junior. That’s how he was raised. He arranged his things in stripes. Just as we see it now with training, so it was then.

There were times when I had easier workouts, but after closing them, he and a few other players wanted to go to the gym to continue their individual training.

It’s just that the gym was closed after training. I know he was pretty upset about it, so he was training in his room. As a way to relax, he liked to play PlayStation.

Each time he chose his Real Madrid team. It was his favorite club. I, as a rule, played with Manchester United or, if possible, also with Real Madrid “said Marius Niculae, for Telekom Sport.

Along with Sporting Lisbon, Marius Niculae won three trophies, a Portuguese Cup, a Super Cup, but also the title of champion in the 2001-2002 season.


Source: Prosport by www.prosport.ro.

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