When we talk about the best footballer in this century, it seems like the world divided into two parts. The parts that think Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player in the world and the parts that believe Lionel Messi is the greatest player of all time. The rivalry between those two is widely known. It’s not like they hate each other, but they always compete to be the best.
Cristiano Ronaldo recently says he is determined to end his career with at least one more Ballon d’Or because it would make him have more than Lionel Messi. He attempts to establish himself as the greatest player of all time.
Both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have each claimed the award after being voted as the best player in the world on five occasions. They are equal in that matter, but Cristiano Ronaldo is not satisfied with his achievement. He told slot game Malaysia he would like to have more Ballon d’Or and he believes he deserves the award. He said Lionel Messi is a fantastic guy and a fantastic player and no doubt he’s in the history of football. But Cristiano Ronaldo believes he has to have more awards to put himself above Lionel Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi Aren’t Friends But They’re Good
He describes his relationship with Lionel Messi as a good relationship even though they are not friends. But they have shared the stage for 15 years and they’ve pushed each other to be a better player for a long time. He also admits Lionel Messi is the best he has played against on his entire career.
Cristiano Ronaldo joined Juventus in summer 2018 after spending nine years with Real Madrid. Before his time with Real Madrid, he was Manchester United star and won a lot with the Premier League giants. He used to be Real Madrid icon and achieved so much trophy with the club as well. And now, he repeated his success story with Juventus in Serie A. Meanwhile Lionel Messi spends all of his professional careers with Barcelona. He graduated from La Masia, Barcelona’s academy and never shows any intention to leave Camp Nou.