Cristiano Ronaldo Rates Ashley Cole as the Best Left Back

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has named Ashley Cole as the toughest opponent he has faced in his career.


It comes as a major praise for the former England international, who is now approaching the end of his career. Regarded as one of the world’s greatest left backs of the last couple of decades,Cole seemed like an Arsenal player through and through before his shock move to Chelsea in 2006. However, this enabled him to experience some of the biggest successes in world football after he lifted the FA Cup numerous times and the Champions League title too.

ASHLEY COLE AMONG ENGLAND TOP INTERNATIONALS

Former Chelsea defender Ashley Cole has been named among the best Three Lions players


Cole holds the record for most capped English full back, and his record of playing in three World Cups and two European Championships sets him apart from others. However, he holds the record for the player with most caps without goals by an outfield player.
Cole, admittedly, has never really been a fans’ favourite in an England shirt despite coaches and pundits easily naming him as England’s best left back in history.

Cole wants to return to Chelsea

Former Chelsea player Ashley Cole said that he wants to go back to Chelsea as a scout when his playing career is over.


This will cause an uproar among Arsenal fans who were expecting at least the player to move to another club rather than to their fierce rivals again. They are still disappointed by the way Cole left them for Chelsea and will not really appreciate the fact that he will be returning to Chelsea.

MLS DISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE FINES ASHLEY COLE

The disciplinary committee of the Major League Soccer has fined Ashley Cole for not leaving the pitch in time after seeing a red card in the game against San Jose which ended in a 1-1 draw.


Cole had received two yellow cards in a minute in the game which summed up to his sending off but he failed to leave on time provoking punishment from the committee.

COLE FOURTH IN MLS FAN VOTING

Former Arsenal and Chelsea star, Ashley Cole placed fourth in the MLS All Star Game Fan Voting. The talented defender joined the Major League Soccer this year after completing his move to the United States from AS Roma.

The former Three Lions defender left Stamford Bridge for Italy on a free transfer in 2014, struggled in Italy, but has found form in the US, ranking amongst the top talents in the league.

Ashley Cole awarded first Red Card

Ashley Cole received his first red card since joining LA Galaxy in surprising fashion.

The defender was given two yellow cards in the space of 32 seconds to receive his marching orders. Cole joined the MLS outfit in the summer after his contract with Italian outfit Roma was terminated by mutual consent. He was seen as a major move by LA Galaxy to strengthen the squad even further.

Ashley Cole happy with LA Galaxy

Ashley Cole claims that he is enjoying life at LA Galaxy after having secured a move to the MLS outfit for the 2016 season.

The former Chelsea and Arsenal defender was regarded as most of finest during his peak. A winner of every conceivable title in English football, Cole has also won the Champions League during his time at Chelsea. His spell with Italian outfit, though, can be forgotten almost quickly as it did not help him get anywhere in the game. Cole spent most of his time unused by Rudi Garcia. This led to an early termination of his contract by mutual consent.

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