"Amazing player, he is magic, top,' Ronaldo said. As a person, we share the stage 16 years, imagine, 16 years we share. So, I have great relationship with him. I'm not a friend of him in terms of, what I mean friend is the guy who was with you in your house, speaking on the phone, no, but it's like a team-mate.
Cristiano Ronaldo went viral Saturday over his reaction to a young child telling him Lionel Messi is a better player. The incident occurred after Al Nassr's game on Friday, in which they pulled off a comeback win against Al Baten during 15 minutes of injury time.
"He's a guy that I really respect the way he always speak about me. Even his wife or my wife, my girlfriend, they always respect and they're from Argentina. My girlfriend is from Argentina. So good.
Ronaldo was disappointed with his team's first-half display and his frustrations only grew when a fan shouted at him while he walked down the tunnel. The heckler said, "Messi is so much better than you!" Ronaldo replied, "It's an easy match! It's an easy match!"
But who does Ronaldo think it's the best player ever? Following Maradona's death, a video has surfaced online of Ronaldo and his then-Manchester United teammates Rio Ferdinand and Anderson being asked this exact question. Ferdinand answered first: “For me the best player in the world ever.... Diego Maradona.”
Portuguese player Ronaldo, who plays for Saudi club Al Nassr, holds the world record for most goals scored in international football. Argentinian Messi is the only other footballer to have scored more than 100 goals in UEFA club competitions – but he trumped his close rival by winning the World Cup in December.
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“A farewell worthy of the genius who, far beyond being a World Cup star, led an era. Congratulations, Messi!”
I would have liked to play a lot more with him," the Argentine spoke, showing how eternally grateful he was to Ronaldinho. But Ronaldinho is not the best footballer that Messi has seen, or atleast, which he considers to be according to his criteria. For Leo, it was the other Ronaldo...and no, not Cristiano.
Messi and Ronaldo are two of the most decorated players in history, having each won five Ballon d'Or titles. However, the Argentine says that the pair are unlikely to ever develop a friendship as their lives simply do not cross most of the time, with them only seeing each other at awards cermonies.
Messi is humble. A player who is loved by the fans, his teammates, the press and even by his opponents. He doesn't seek the lights like Ronaldo does, and handles his popularity with grace.
Lionel Messi says that he and Cristiano Ronaldo aren't friends because they have never played for the same team together. Messi has played for Barcelona for his entire career while Ronaldo has spent most of his with Manchester Untied and Real Madrid.
His out of the world footballing skills make him one of the most respected and admired sportstar in the sports community. His natural playing style,breathtaking dribbling ,unselfish attitude makes other footballer like Lewanadowski,Van Persie and Zlatan and managers like Wenger,Simeone admire him over Ronaldo.
Jose Mourinho: ?️"Messi is the god of football. When Messi has the ball, one on one, you're dead."
Pele, the legendary Brazilian footballer, is considered the football god of all time. No player has won more world cups (3) than him.
"If I had to decide, for my team, I'd start Messi," Pelé said. Along with Messi, Pelé named the players he believed were in the ranks of greats of all time including Ronaldo, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Diego Maradona, Ronaldinho, Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, Zinedine Zidane, Zico, and more.
This statement doesn't mean cr7 is better than messi.. cr7 himself know the fact that messi is the #BEAST OF BEAST#in world ⚽. Diego Maradona says Lionel Messi is currently the best player in the world, but insists his own goals were “more beautiful” than those of the Barcelona star.
One of the greatest ever to grace the sport, Lionel Messi has made a massive impact on any team he has donned the jersey for and his dribbling skill is the major reason for it. Whether playing for the Argentina national football team or Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Messi produces brilliance in every match.
Cristiano Ronaldo was by far the best dribbler in the world before Madrid days. Jehu Emmanuel François and 14,520 others like this. Admin forgot to mention that Ronaldo is 889 days (2 seasons) older than Messi. This discussion ends here.
Ronaldo has more International goals than Messi. CR7 has scored 115 goals, while Messi has scored 81 goals in his International career. 8. Ronaldo has much better leadership skills and knows how to carry his team and inspire them to victories under crucial circumstances.
Lionel Messi beats Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema to Best FIFA Men's Player award. Lionel Messi was named Best FIFA Men's Player at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, beating Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe and Real Madrid's Karim Benzema.
Ricardo Regufe is a very close friend of CR7. He's even his best friend. Discover how Ricky became CR7's best friend in this new video. Also discover the impact he's had on Cristiano Ronaldo's career!
"But at an early age, I was looking at a big reference in the national team. For example, [Luis] Figo, Rui Costa, Fernando Couto. It was like kind of a dream to achieve that level. "I'd look at them and I'd speak for myself: I want to be a professional player and I want to play for the national team.
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Like Ronaldo, Kohli has stood out for his hunger and desire to succeed. His commitment to his craft and dedication are all praiseworthy. Kohli is a huge Ronaldo fan. He has heaped praise on the the 37-year-old a number of times in the past.