One of the most decorated footballers ever, Cristiano Roanldo, has lashed out at his closest rival when it comes to modern day football, Lionel Messi, by saying he believes he is better than
Ronaldo said this while speaking to top Spanish newspaper El Pais during an interview held back in August, but withheld until now in order to promote his soon to be released documentary.
“It doesn’t bother me. 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?’” Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo has been in explosive form recently surpassing Raul as Real Madrid’s top scorer earlier this term,
thanks to his red hot goalscoring form.