The age-long battle of supremacy between two football greats, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has been wagging for close to a decade. Their supremacy arguments have created a divide among football fans all over the world.
But Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo has wade in to the supremacy argument by declaring himself the best player in the world over Lionel Messi. Ronaldo has emerged three times winner of the Ballon d’Or prize and has also maintained form for the La Liga team.
When questioned about the achievements of his competitor, Lionel Messi who many has tipped as the favourite for the next award after winning Treble with FC Barcelona, the Portuguese said, his rival’s achievements does not bother him.
“If you look back over my past eight years, I’ve always been at the peak; and that is difficult. Name me someone else who has done it? After that, being No.1 or No.2 is a matter of small details, such as if you win trophies or not.
“Perhaps for you, Messi is the best; in my head, I am the best – and everyone should think that about ourselves. That is why I have been able to achieve so much in my career.
“It was hard for me to watch Messi picking up several Ballon d’Ors. I’d be thinking, ‘Why should I go to the gala?’
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