Chelsea legend Ricardo Carvalho explains why he preferred London to Madrid – and reflects on brilliant John Terry partnership

Ricardo Carvalho
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Ricardo Carvalho moved from Chelsea to Real Madrid in 2010, after six years in London where he won three Premier League titles. The Portuguese then spent three seasons in Madrid before swapping Spain for the province of Monaco in 2013.

Reflecting on his time in both London and Madrid, the centre-back discusses how he actually preferred the lifestyle in England when compared to Spain. He suggests how the London lifestyle is more suited to a footballer, who needs more rest and earlier times to eat as a result. 

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