Cristiano Ronaldo tells Mario Balotelli to focus on his game, not his jibes

Cristiano Ronaldo yesterday told outspoken Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli to focus on his game, not cheap jibes.

Balotelli had claimed Wayne Rooney was ‘not the best striker in Manchester’ and said City had a better forward line than Barcelona or Real Madrid.

‘Mario is a good player, but he has to talk less and play more,’ said Real’s Ronaldo.

Shut up! Cristiano Ronaldo warned Mario Balotelli his off-field chatter will not help him fulfil his potential, after the Italian's latest blast about Wayne Rooney

‘He puts too many other things in front of his profession.’

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