“He is one of my strong competitor” – Messi on Ronaldo
Argentinian hotshot Lionel Messi has named Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the hardest rivals he has played against, Media reports. The 28-year-old, nonetheless, was conciliatory and didn’t pinpoint any particular footballer as the hardest and rather decided to name any semblance of Zlatan and Robben, other than the Portuguese international and a few club fellow team members who he has confronted in international matches.
Ronaldo and Messi are without a doubt the best footballers of their era and seemingly two of the best players ever. The two have been setting the La Liga ablaze for some seasons now and have shared the Ballon d’Or between them since 2008. In spite of their conflict, Messi had no delay in applauding the Madrid’s superstar.
“I would prefer not to single one out, yet I’d say that I’m cheerful that a large portion of them play for Barcelona and I’ve just played against them internationally,” Messi said. “I’ve confronted Neymar, Suarez, Iniesta, Xavi, and they are extremely intense. Also, obviously, there is Cristiano, Robben, Ribery, Ibrahimovic, and Sergio Aguero. Be that as it may, I can’t pick one.”
Messi embraced the same drew nearer when pushed on his contemplations with reference to who the best player at Nou Camp was.
“Outlandish! It is so difficult to say. Players like Xavi and Iniesta, they have been at the soul of this club for so long, however regardless they prepare at 100%. They are up there with the best coaches, and as club skipper and bad habit chief, they motivate the rest and show others how it’s done. Who is the laziest coach? No one! You can’t be a lazy coach at Barcelona,” Messi believed.
The contention in the middle of Messi and Ronaldo goes far back and still proceed. Presently these two players battle for European Golden boot award.
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