Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo said in an interview with Brazilian television network Globo that he was convinced that "being too humble is a defect" and he can take just being loved or hated.
"Not even God is able to please everybody," the Real Madrid superstar said, adding that he nevertheless always tried to be loved by "the majority of the people."
Ronaldo said that whether he "is or not," he always worked to "be the best," a goal that "all people, no matter what their occupation is," should strive to achieve.
Not even God is able to please everybody.
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Almost no references were made during the program to Argentina's Lionel Messi, who has made it difficult over the past three years for Ronaldo to achieve his goal of being "number one" in the world and is the favorite to be selected as FIFA's best player in the world for 2012.