Cristiano Ronaldo hopeful of LaLiga title: Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo is optimistic about his team’s Spanish Championship race this season which is almost over for the Blancos according to most people. Real Madrid are behind Barcelona by NINE points in the La Liga race this season, but the club’s iconic player believes anything is possible and the title is not decided yet.

Real Madrid face local rivals Atletico Madrid in the Madrid derby on Saturday which marks manager Zinedine Zidane’s first Madrid derby game as a manager. The tie is expected to be a tough one and both the Madrid giants have equal chances of winning it. The winner of this game will move to the second spot in the La Liga race with just one point separating the MAdird club in the table.

Atletico are in the better position, sitting 2nd in the table ahead of Real Madrid by one point. The Los Blancos failed to capitalise the slips by Atletico amid remaining undefeated under Zidane. Atletico manager Diego Simeone has powered his side with immense confidence and belief on teamwork which ended Real Madrid’s dominance at Madrid in the last couple of season.

Diego Simeone Atletico Madrid

On the other hand, Real Madrid are boosted by their Legend Zinedine Zidane’s appointment as the manager. Playing very good football in the last months. Unlike the former manager Rafa Benitez, Zidane made the Real Madrid players happy and enjoy their time on the pitch which has produced him better results.

Ahead of the team’s important clash with Atletico, Cristiano Ronaldo talked about his team’s progress in the League table and their possibilities of winning the Spanish Championship. The Portugal captain is hopeful of the title and feels anything can happen in Spanish football.

“Football is full of surprises and anything can happen. You have to fight until the end.”
“I hope that it will be a great game on Saturday and that Real Madrid can win,” the Portugal international told Mahou.
Ronaldo is known for his competitive nature and it is no surprise that the man is optimistic about his belief. But, nine points lead that too against Barcelona is almost an impossible task for anyone. Champions League remains the last hope for Real Madrid in a practical sense.