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Juventus head coach Allegri praises Ronaldo

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on Monday praised star striker Christiano and said the Portuguese star is mentally stronger than everyone else.

"In terms of mentality, he is stronger than anyone else. Every day he finds personal objectives to hit and he can find them within himself," quoted as saying.

who won the 2011 Scudetto with AC and became Juventus' in 2014 commended as an with incredible determination.

"A who has won everything he has at the age of 34 will find it difficult to feel hungry, but he is deadly in that sense. He has this determination that is incredible," Allegri said.

"We should all learn from Ronaldo, and I too have learned, because it's not everyone who gets to work with the best in the world," he added.

Allegri hailed the Portuguese star's relentless hunger for wins and compared him to Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

"For example, on Saturday morning we have a game between ranks in training. He has fun, but his fun is winning the game. I explained it to him and I've written the same about Ibra in the book, his idea of fun is winning, but I told him not everyone is like that and for some, there's fun in a back-heel flick, a cheeky move, etc. And then later you bring that into the match situation," Allegri said.

"I had Ibra at Milan, who every day would get angry about a misplaced pass and I told him that if everyone was as talented as him, there would be no problems. I told him he was the one who had to put himself at the disposal of the others, just as the best and most talented must always do with his peers," he added.

was with Real before joining The five-time Ballon d'Or winner added and to his growing list of honours this season.

The Portuguese star had won three successive titles during his time at

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 16:23 IST