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Burak Yilmaz: I am not like Cristiano Ronaldo

Galatasaray striker Burak Yilmaz has hailed Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, and laughed off suggestions that he is on a par with the Portugal captain.

Burak has been one of the revelations of the 2012-13 Champions League campaign, netting eight goals in as many appearances, yet he feels he still has a long way to go before he's on the same level as his fellow Champions League top scorer.

"A lot of people are comparing me to Ronaldo. However, my team-mates nor myself are making such a comparison," the striker told reporters.

"He is a huge star. It would be cocky to compare myself to him. He is one of the best players in the world. I am already proud to be competing with him. I'm very excited to lock horns with him."

The 27-year-old has been in fine form in recent weeks, scoring four goals in his last two games for Galatasaray as well as Turkey's 1-1 draw with Hungary last week.