The Polish goalkeeper performed alongside CR7 for 3 years at Juventus.
Having Cristiano Ronaldo as a teammate is like being 1-0 forward earlier than the beginning of a match, in response to Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
It’s been virtually a 12 months since Ronaldo ended a trophy and goal-laden three seasons with the Bianconeri to return to Manchester United, however his legacy in Turin nonetheless burns brightly to at the present time.
‘It was like being 1-0 forward’
In an interview with Polish newspaper Przegld Sportowy, Szczesny opened up on his expertise of sharing the dressing room with the five-time Ballon d’Or winner.
“A superb participant, who makes a distinction on and off the pitch,” the 32-year-old stated of Ronaldo.
“I don’t know if there’s anybody on the planet at his stage. When he arrived, nevertheless, we didn’t see him as CR7, however as a teammate.
“With him, nevertheless, there have been issues that I’ve by no means heard with different gamers: coming into the sphere with him, even earlier than the referee whistled the beginning, it was like being 1-0 forward. It was spectacular.”
Szczesny made 101 appearances alongside Ronaldo through the Portugal captain’s spell in Italy. The pair received 5 trophies, together with back-to-back Serie A titles, collectively.