Madrid legend Michel, who was in charge of the Castilla last season, said: "I was delighted that Real Madrid signed Kaka. That he's finally come to play in Spain is great news. He is a player who spent too much time in Italy, playing without benefiting or at least I have that impression.
"For me, he's a player to match Zidane.
"Perhaps the two (Ronaldo and Kaka) split the football world, but everyone respects and appreciates Kaka. He's a family man and that's why he is very similar to Zidane. He doesn't need to be surrounded by bodyguards for us to know he is a star."