Brazil legend Ronaldo rates Messi over Portuguese Ronaldo

Published: May 31, 2019
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Ronaldo Nazario isn’t fond of Cristiano Ronaldo, and Lionel Messi fans are currently having a field day after the former revealed a list of five players he enjoys watching, excluding the Portuguese star.

Ronaldo, while giving an interview to Spanish newspaper AS, named Messi, Mo Salah, Eden Hazard, Neymar Jr and Kylian Mbappe in the list of players he likes watching.

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Moreover, his particular focus was on the Barcelona forward, who Ronaldo believes is the best out there. “Messi, of course. He’s the best out there. No one in the next 20 or 30 years will have his talent”, he said, as quoted by AS.

However, Ronaldo is not completely in denial of the Juventus striker’s abilities as the Brazil legend has heaped praise on the Portgual forward in the past.

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“Messi really excites me as a player, he makes me dream, he makes me have a lot of fun, he is a very special player. But Cristiano Ronaldo cannot be forgotten or excluded, he is another special player with a lot of quality and incredible strength of character. Both of them make me dream,” Ronald had said while speaking to Sky Sports Italia.s

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