Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is still the Colombian footballer at the moment. The one in the Italian elite and distinguished from now to now, in his match with Juventus.
The player, who has had a great season, has picked up the best trophies in every round of Serie A, but has now received special praise from one of the icons of Juventus, former Uruguayan defender Paolo Monteiro.
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Monteiro, invited to analyze the current situation of the Turin club, in a live broadcast on Juventus, spoke about DT Andrea Pirlo and club codes.
When asked about Cuadrado, he compared him to Garrincha, the famous Brazilian soccer player who marked an era in his country’s national team, with two world titles, and in clubs like Botafogo, Corinthians and even Junior Barranquilla.
“He makes more of a difference than Cristiano Ronaldo,” said Monteiro, who played for Juventus between 1996 and 2005 and is now a coach. “He’s like Garesha: he’s impressive.”
He makes a difference more than Cristiano Ronaldo. It resembles a garisha: it is impressive
Cuadrado is distinguished by his abilities, but in recent years he has grown in his team game, playing the right-back. In addition to this, he became a luxury assistant in the Italian Calcio.
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This Tuesday, Cuadrado will play a match in the Coppa Italia semi-final, looking for a place in the final, against Inter, with a score of 1-2 in the first leg.