Valderrama visited James at Ciudad Real Madrid
“He is showing his quality and we have to congratulate him for eveyting he is doing" said the former Colombian footballer about the Whites midfielder.
Pepe was out on the pitch and carried out running drills by himself during the week's third training session.
“It's an unforgettable moment in my career. I never imagined I would win the Ballon d'Or three times. I hope not to stop here", he declared.
The side has taken 19 of the last 21 points and is the only team to have won their four games this year.
The president of Real Madrid participated in the stand shared by the Community of Madrid and the Council.
The sides have met six times in the Euroleague on the Israeli court with a head-to-head that reads 3-3 (8:05pm CET).