Ronaldo scored his 25th league goal of the season in the game against Barcelona.More news: Loud explosions heard in Afghan capital
"I don't know if Salah will be able to win the Ballon d'Or, but he has had a great season", he said.
"Salah is a phenomenal player who has had a standout season, but he is not my player".
Liverpool, still battling for Champions League qualification in the Premier League, will not have the luxury of resting star players like Salah, who is considered key to them beating Madrid. They meet Liverpool in the final in Kiev, Ukraine on May 26.More news: Capcom will release "2 major titles" this fiscal year
Speaking in a press conference, Zidane has talked about what to expect from the final in Kiev, saying: "It will be a spectacular game, open and with chances for both teams".
The Spanish giants have won the last two Champions League titles, and if Jurgen Klopp wants to be the man to stop them making that three in a row, he needs to do one thing above all else - find a way to stop Cristiano Ronaldo.
"We do not know when he will be back with the group, or if he will be back for Villarreal, but it would be flawless to have everyone ready for that final La Liga game", he said.More news: Artificial intelligence front and center at Google I/O developer conference
Much of the pre-final focus has been on Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah. "I think they'll finish the season unbeaten". Well, having probably the best club side in the history of the game obviously helped - but so did Guardiola's style of play at times. We do not know when he will be back with the group, but he has that motivation and ambition to always want to play. Tomorrow we'll have a look at a scan and see what we'll do.