Wesley Sneijder, during a match with Holland


Sneijder: “I could be at the same level as Messi and Cristiano”

Published:21/11/2019 - 22:12h

Updated:21/11/2019 - 22:48h

Wesley Sneijder, in his time as an active player, became a reference midfielder worldwide. In fact, he saw his talent at the height of Messi or Cristiano

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Wesley Sneijder was, without place to doubts, a midfield player of big level in his stage in active. It stood out by his go through the Real Madrid, although it did not go until his signing by the Inter of Milan that would culminate his career winning a 'triplete' to the orders of José Mourinho. The last words of the ex international Dutch for Fox Sports leave clear the confidence that had in if same.

The ex madridista ensured that, if it had carried a more orderly life, had been to the level of Messi and Cristiano. "I have to be honest with me same and this is what am: if it had lived to 100%, would have been in this list. I know it", it affirmed, in some statements that remember to the ones of Antoine Griezmann when it said that it seated in the table of the Argentinian and the Portuguese.

In spite of this, Sneijder no arrepiente of how carried his career, since it achieved big successes without leaving to enjoy neither was neither inside the field. "Neither me arrepiento. It is not that it could not mention it: simply it did not want to it. I enjoyed of my career in both areas. I enjoyed of the football outside, enjoyed in the field. I won all the prizes that could win, so no me arrepiento by a second", manifested.

In spite of not winning never the Balloon of Gold, remembered that it won it everything to collective level. "I am a player of team and enjoy of the conjoint success. They have happened almost ten years and the people still comes to say me that it would have to have won the Balloon of Gold in 2010. They ask me if have a problem with this", said, adding that "I won the Champions. This is much better for me that an individual prize".

On his stage in the Real Madrid, remembers especially his good tuning with Guti in the centre of the field. "It did not speak me during three months when I joined me to the team, but from the moment in that we begin to play together, find us blindly. This man was phenomenal, the one who more impressed me", sentenced.

It finish in the Inter after the arrival of Florentino

When Florentino Pérez initiated his second mandate in the Real Madrid, began with his second project of the 'galactic', that included names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaká, Karim Benzema or Mesut Özil. Wesley Sneijder was, beside Arjen Robben, one of the sacrificed of this project. It was then when it arrived to the Inter and achieved to be a key player.

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