The President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, today said he wants to have the presence of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo in the reception he will soon give in Madrid to the kings of Spain with the Portuguese community.
Asked to comment on the second goal – by bicycle – that the Portuguese player of Real Madrid scored against the Italians of Juventus, for the Champions League, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa considered it “very beautiful”.
“I have already seen [the goal], I already congratulated him for that … it was a remarkable performance,” said the President of the Republic, adding that he was very fond of Ronaldo’s presence in the reception he will give in Madrid during his official visit. soon to Spain.
Between April 15 and 18 the President of the Republic moves to Spain for a state visit.
“I would like very much, I do not know if it is possible … to have it in the reception that I will give in honor of the kings of Spain and with the Portuguese community. If he could be very good, not only because he is admired all over the world, he is much admired in Portugal, but [because] the Spaniards have an example of what it is to be the best in the world, “he told journalists, in the margins of a visit to the female Prison in Santa Cruz do Bispo, in Matosinhos, in the Oporto district.
For the head of state, that goal, which is now featured in the world press, “is very beautiful.”
“First because it is in a very tight situation, second because it implies an extraordinary physical capacity and on the other hand an acute sense, characteristic of those who are accustomed to being a scorer who is unsurpassed,” he said.
Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa also said that what Ronaldo did on Tuesday was “exceptional.”