Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed
that he thrives on being hated by
The Real Madrid star says he
does not mind being criticised as
it only motivates him to improve
He said being booed simply lifts
him to new heights.
Ronaldo is often being accused
of selfishness and arrogance, but
he has made it clear that
negative comments only help him
get the best out of himself.
“I don’t mind people hating me,
because it pushes me. When I go
to play away, they are always
against me, but it’s good,”.
Ronaldo told The Times.
“You have to see the good things
from the haters. I need the
enemy. It is part of the business.
They start screaming when I
touch the ball. It had started
already when I was 18 or 19. It is
not a problem for me. It is a
“I am not the humblest person in
the world, I admit that. I am not
“But in one way I am very
humble. I like to learn, I want to
learn from other sports, the best
athletes. What are they doing?
You can improve on this, on that.
I think it is interesting. A person
who is like that, they are humble
– because they like to learn.”