Luka Modric has revealed the leadership qualities of Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.

Modric admits Ronaldo was among the first to welcome him from Tottenham last year.

"From day one he's helped me. I knew he was a beast as a player, but I quickly realized that he is number one because of the way he trains and the work he puts in.

"He's a phenomenon," said Modric.

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