The former England international Rio Ferdinand told BT Sport: “People say [Cristiano Ronaldo] doesn’t work hard enough but he does the hardest thing in the game – score goals.
“At that critical moment he steps up – in any country, in any stadium, at any time. He just arrives on the biggest occasions and delivers.
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“There aren’t anymore words that we can say about this guy than the way he puts the in the back of the net.
Ronaldo called on his team-mates to improve after the 2-2 draw
“We never give up, we believe until the end, it is a good result for us.
He said: “It was a difficult game. I know when we play in Bergamo it is always difficult, but we believe until the end and I am so happy.
“The beginning was tough, we knew Atalanta would do a lot of pressure, they have a fantastic coach.
“When I played at Juventus they were always difficult to play against. We were a little bit lucky in the end but that is football.
“We have to still improve, we have different players, different system, we have to adapt with each other, but it will take time. We have time to improve and be better.”
“We were the better team and deserved to win,” Thomas Tuchel told a press...