Justin Kluivert Picks Lionel Messi Over Cristiano Ronaldo

Ajax forward Justin Kluivert has admitted that he is a huge admirer of Lionel Messi despite considering Cristiano Ronaldo as one of his role models. In an interview with Goal.com, Kluivert praised the work on Ronaldo on and off the pitch, but believes Messi is presently the world number one.

He said:“I definitely have a few [role models]. My father is one of them, but Cristiano Ronaldo is another, also because of what he’s doing off the pitch. He does a lot for charities and is really dedicated to his life as a footballer. That’s something I can learn from and I want to be doing myself as well. I’m Team Messi. He is the best player in the world, but Ronaldo is a role model for me.” Continue reading “Justin Kluivert Picks Lionel Messi Over Cristiano Ronaldo”

Justin Kluivert Attracting High-Profile Interest – Mino Raiola

Super-agent Mino Raiola has revealed that his client Justin Kluivert is attracting plenty of interest from high-profile European clubs, though he would prefer to stick for Ajax for the coming years. The 18-year-old has built up a huge reputation since his debut with Ajax in January 2017, and talks are already underway at the Dutch club in order to commit him to a new contract beyond June 2019.

Speaking on De Telegraaf, Raiola cited that Justin is of interest to some of the biggest clubs in the world, but the left-sided winger is not in a hurry to pursue a fresh challenge, he said: “The negotiations are running well and there are no ripples in the water, but I have a duty to handle this very carefully. At Ajax, Justin is still playing under a small contract and there is a lot of interest for him, an exceptional amount and from the biggest clubs. You have to take those noises seriously too, because we are dealing with one of the greatest talents in the world.”
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