As he is not a one-club player, Kylian Mbappe is using Cristiano Ronaldo's career as inspiration rather than Lionel Messi's.
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has no worries about Cristiano Ronaldo playing three times in a week if he is at full fitness.
Any failings on Cristiano Ronaldo's part are made up for 100-fold, says Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri.
Juventus were made to work hard by Parma, but a pair of Cristiano Ronaldo goals ensured the champions claimed an "important" win.
A typically inspirational two-goal turn from Cristiano Ronaldo saw Juventus open up a four-point gap to Inter at the top of Serie A.
Paulo Dybala shone in Cristiano Ronaldo's absence in midweek but Maurizio Sarri has backed his star forwards to work well in tandem.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has faith in a Manchester United attack that belies Jurgen Klopp's suggestion they are defensive against Liverpool.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi claimed a sixth Ballon d'Or in December, moving ahead of Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo.
Juventus coasted through to the Coppa Italia quarter-finals, with Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain sinking Udinese.
Cristiano Ronaldo was hit by sinusitis on Wednesday, meaning he missed Juventus' last-16 clash with Udinese in the Coppa Italia.