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Real Seeks Retraction for Blatter's Ronaldo Comment

  • Guardian, Tuesday, October 29, 2013 3:16 PM

Real Madrid has asked FIFA to retract a statement made by Sepp Blatter about star striker Cristiano Ronaldo after the world governing body’s president compared him to Barcelona striker Lionel Messi. Blatter described Messi as a “good boy” before going on to say: “one has more expenses for the hairdresser than the other.” Blatter, who was speaking at Oxford union, concluded his comment by saying he preferred Messi of the two players.

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