Al Nassr and Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed the toughest defender he has come up against in his career.
They crossed paths multiple times throughout Ronaldo's six-year tenure at Manchester United and during their respective international duties with Portugal and England.
Despite Ronaldo going on to become one of the world's greatest-ever players since leaving England, he still rates Ashley Cole highly.
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Ronaldo calls Ashley Cole his toughest opponent
"Over the years I had some great battles with Ashley Cole, he does not give you a second to breathe," Ronaldo told Coach Mag.
"He was such a tenacious player when he was at his peak, quick, tough in the tackle. You knew it would never be an easy game."
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