Ahead of their Champions League quarter final first leg on Tuesday evening, Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has heaped the praise on Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos, claiming he is the best defender in the world.
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The two European giants clash in a repeat of last year’s final, which Real won 4-1, for a place in the last four. Juve will be hoping to take advantage of playing in Turin tonight.
But before the rivalry takes centre stage, Chiellini has told Spanish daily sports newspaper AS just how good Ramos is.
“You have to learn from the best, of course, but never impersonate them. I will never have the technique or the explosiveness of Sergio Ramos.
“He is the best central defender in the world and he knows how to play the games that really count.”
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