He goes into Wednesday's first leg of this scorching knockout tie saying: "Real Madrid will want to save their season and will be extra motivated". He may be beginning his decline, but there is life in him yet.
The Barcelona and Real Madrid pair have fought against each other for decades to prove who is better but there is no definitive answer to this question.
"It also helps me to relativise when under pressure, to be more relaxed".
"PSG? This is what any team would want". Which he is - scoring a goal a game in a Paris shirt. "This tie between Real Madrid and PSG", Ronaldo said, "is one that could define the whole season".
"Some people think that we have already qualified because Real have been through a bad patch of form".
If there was ever a good time to play the holders, then this is it. As back-to-back world champions, we're all reluctant to countenance a three-peat (this has to end sooner rather than later), but Real has got two extremely great things going for them at the moment.
It is the most eagerly anticipated of all the last-16 match-ups and PSG's aim is to prove they've progressed from exiting the competition at this stage 12 months ago to Barcelona.
"I don't have to show anything tomorrow", he said. He has won eight trophies since replacing the unpopular Rafa Benitez in the Madrid dugout, including an unprecedented five in one calendar year in 2017. Only Atletico Madrid have beaten them since the start of December and they are now seventh, which could be enough for a Europa League place at the season's end. Finishing second behind Tottenham in their Champions League group also exposed them to this tougher draw.
Real Madrid has relied on its attacking power to thrive in the Champions League in recent years.
The last time the sides met at the 81,000-seat Santiago Bernabeu was in the 2015/16 group stage, with Nacho scoring the hosts' victor. The Madrid defense has struggled this season.
ZINEDINE ZIDANE has a fully fit squad to choose from and full-back Dani Carvajal is the only man ruled out for Los Blancos due to suspension.
The Brazilian plays in the same position as the Portuguese and with Messi an impossible signing for Madrid, he would be the very best alternative to the 33-year-old.
It insists it will continue to push for the motion to be debated this week, despite the ANC's decision to formally recall Zuma. Presidents in South Africa are chosen by ruling party lawmakers in the lower house of parliament, not by voters directly.
Last year's general election in September saw the SPD receive 20.5 percent - the party's worst postwar electoral result. If approved, a coalition deal would end Germany's longest period without a government since the Second World War.
During the quarter, the central government has infused Rs 1,375 crore by way of preferential allotment of equity shares. Contribution of treasury operations to the bank's income also came down during the quarter.
Road crews have pretreated numerous major roads in anticipation of the mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties.
A custodian told police she saw the woman holding the baby inside the restroom and that there were pools of blood on the floor. The Tucson Airport Authority is searching for a woman who they believe abandoned a newborn at Tucson International Airport .
Some sources revealed that HTC won't be launching its new smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this month. Publicly, however, Chang's reason for resigning is listed as " personal career plan " on HTC's investor website.
The current share price indicates that stock is -59.97% away from its one year high and is moving -1.16% ahead of its 52-week low. Also, CFO Colette Kress sold 171 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 14th.
Also, Apple sometime later this year to enable a stereo sound effect when two HomePods are connected wirelessly. But then, with a price tag of £319 (versus £75 for the Echo and less for the Echo Dot ), it should.
Toby Alderweireld left at home for Juventus match
The UEFA Champions League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Juventus in Turin , Italy starts tonight at 1:15 AM (IST). We started not in a good way but showed we are mature enough to compete in the Champions League .
Sanchez Sentenced To 16 Months' Jail For Tax Fraud
The New York-listed club said this would help them long term but required an accounting write-off of £48.8m. Sanchez moved to Barcelona from Italian side Udinese in 2011 and joined Arsenal three years later.
Jaish-e-Mohammed militants storm Jammu Army camp
By evening, the Army said it had neutralised two attackers and cleared most of the 150 houses of the soldiers. The operation will continue until all terrorists are detained or killed , the reports added.