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Cristiano Ronaldo’s “phenomenal quality of character” has been hailed by Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

A five-time Ballon d’Or victor, Ronaldo has guaranteed group titles with Manchester United, Real Madrid and current club Juventus.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

The 35-year-old forward has likewise won five Champions League trophies – four with Madrid and one during his time at United – while he encouraged Juve to Serie An and Supercoppa Italiana greatness last season.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

Connected to Ligue 1 heroes PSG beforehand, Al-Khelaifi commended Ronaldo to start new hypothesis.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

“Year after year, he shows a unique determination, an extraordinary strength of character,” Al-Khelaifi told France Football.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

“He remains motivated by this desire to improve every day and he always pushes his limits.

“I admire this relentless will; he is a great example for all athletes of the future.”

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

Ronaldo had scored 21 Serie A goals in 22 appearances and 25 across all competitions prior to the coronavirus pandemic.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

Al-Khelaifi was also glowing in his praise of former PSG stars Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

Ibrahimovic scored 156 goals and won four Ligue 1 titles among other silverware during his time at PSG, where the Swedish striker played from 2012 until 2016.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

“Thinking back to all the players who have joined us since the beginning of our ambition with PSG, I could still highlight the time of Zlatan Ibrahimovic for his character, his leadership, his charisma and his ability to get things done,” said Al-Khelaifi.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

“He was always reliable, and when the situation demanded something from him, he knew how to stand up to the challenges of the moment.”

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

Former United, Madrid and England star Beckham enjoyed a brief stint at PSG before retiring in 2013.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

“I must also quote David Beckham. Although he was only at PSG for a short time, he had a transformative effect on our club,” Al-Khelaifi added.

PSG president Al-Khelaifi lauds Ronaldo’s ‘extraordinary strength of character’

“His investment in training, his concern for applying every detail at every moment, his determination to succeed, his taste for teamwork and his natural aura were extremely precious assets.”