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Cristiano Ronaldo hopes to play with Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale again

Cristiano Ronaldo is hopeful of teaming up with Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale as Real Madrid C.F. kick-off their FIFA Club World Cup campaign.

football Updated: Dec 13, 2017 12:50 IST
By Sacha Pisani
By Sacha Pisani
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Cristiano Ronaldo,Karim Benzema,Gareth Bale
Injuries have prevented Real Madrid C.F.’s star attacking trio of Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale from playing together for most of the season.(Twitter )

Cristiano Ronaldo said it would be great if Real Madrid C.F.’s ‘BBC’ reunited, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner eyeing a reunion with Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale.

Injuries have prevented Madrid’s star attacking trio of Ronaldo, Benzema and Bale from playing together for most of the season.

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However, Ronaldo is hopeful of teaming up with Benzema and Bale again as Madrid kick-off their FIFA Club World Cup campaign against Emirati outfit Al Jazira in Wednesday’s semi-final.

“I like that the squad is complete, not only with Karim and Gaz,” Ronaldo told beIN SPORTS.

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“I like that there are no injuries, it is a good sign, a sign that we are all together and that the squad is very good.

“It would be great if BBC played together again.”

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Madrid are two-time winners of the Club World Cup and Ronaldo talked up the importance of the competition for the European and Spanish champions.

“It is a very important tournament for us,” the Portuguese forward said. “It’s obviously a pleasure to play it because you can only do it if you’ve won the Champions League.

“I’ve had the chance to win the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and also with Manchester United. It’s a competition that I like a lot.

“What I want is to win and if it’s possible to score and help the team win this cup.”

First Published: Dec 13, 2017 12:50 IST