No man has ever matched the striker's 15 goals in World Cups and Messi is in no two minds about which star he watched with awe as an aspiring youngster. Speaking exclusively in the December 2012 issue of FourFourTwo, Messi said: 'Ronaldo was my hero. He was the best forward I've ever seen. - The Brazilian PSG forward is often rated as the football heir to Messi-Ronaldo throne - Neymar said he would be happy should he have the chance to take some of Ronaldo and Messi games. Brazilian superstar, Neymar Jr, has expressed strong admiration for both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, saying the two powerful footies are 'my idols.'
Brazilian legend Ronaldinho insists while Lionel Messi is the best, he is not convinced he is the best ever. It is the argument of a generation, is Lionel Messi the greatest player in football history? In fact, it’s probably only second to who is greater between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo on pelannut Brasilian maajoukkueessa 97 ottelua vuosina 1994–2006 ja tehnyt niissä 62 maalia. Hän on Brasilian toiseksi paras maalintekijä Pelén jälkeen. Ronaldo on voittanut Brasilian riveissä maailmanmestaruuksien lisäksi Copa Américan vuosina 1997 ja 1999 sekä Maanosaliittojen cupin vuonna 1997. Like Ronaldo,* Neymar *was in relaxed mood. “I believe that we’re ready to take on anyone.” But the Brazilian also admitted that this Friday would not be just another day, and that he already had plans for the draw. “We’re going to put some popcorn in the microwave, and call family and friends.
The thing with these comparisons is this: Messi can be compared to Fenómeno (Ronaldo), Di Stéfano, Maradona, Pelé, Laudrup and many more legends and still trump them all. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Messi is the ultimate playmaker (“10”) and he scores more than the ultimate “9”. 'If we are talking strictly about talent and skill, nobody surpasses Ronaldo': Jose Mourinho ranks Brazil legend above Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as the best he has ever seen. Jose Mourinho worked with Brazil's Ronaldo at Barcelona in the 96-97 season; He managed fellow Portuguese Ronaldo during his three-year Real Madrid reign Few players, pundits or fans would argue who the best two players in the world currently are. Trying to choose between them is another matter. But not for former Brazil striker Ronaldo.
PROOF and without the need of detailed goal stats, awards, titles or achievements. If I can do what you can do, BUT… You cannot do what I can, Who is better? This is why Ronaldo Fenomeno was the MOST FEARED player in history. Regardless of which t... In 1997/1998, a young Brazilian striker named Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima set the planet alight with a stunning 47 goals in 48 games as the Blaugrana missed out on the La Liga title yet lifted the Spanish Super Cup, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Cup Winners Cup.
Brazilian Ronaldo Names 5 Footballers He Enjoys Watching, Cristiano Ronaldo Not On List Football News Brazil legend Ronaldo Nazario has mentioned the names of five players that he enjoys watching. However, Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't make the cut. Football legend Pele on Friday picked Argentina's star striker Lionel Messi over Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo to play for his team. While having a conversation with former Indian skipper Bhaichung Bhutia, Brazilian great Pele said many people compared him with George Best but they had different styles and the same was the scene with Messi and.
Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima (Brazilian Portuguese: [ʁoˈnawdu ˈlwis nɐˈzaɾju dʒi ˈɫĩmɐ] ; born 18 September 1976), commonly known as Ronaldo , is a Brazilian former professional footballer who played as a striker . Popularly dubbed El Fenomeno (The Phenomenon), he is widely considered one of the greatest football players of all. The legendary Brazilian striker, Ronaldo Nazario de Lima who has won the world best player award 3 times on his own has hinted at his namesake, Cristiano Ronaldo to claim the individual award ahead of arch rival Lionel Messi. The Brazilian played for both classic sides during his career, and has not been clear on who he thinks is the overall. ronaldo at his prime was one of the best strikers if not the best in the world thats why he has the most goals in the world cups thats not easy. he also played at real madrid and milan two of the best clubs in the world. messi is in my opinion the best right now even though he had a bad world cup he has accomplished alot and hes like.
Ronaldo is a Portuguese name equivalent to the Scottish Ronald. From the football super stars, it became a very common name in all Portuguese speaking countries, being also prevalent in Italy and Spanish speaking countries. Messi or Ronaldo? After 10 years, the argument is still alive. With that landslide of votes for the 2009 Ballon d’Or, Leo deposed Cris. The Portuguese had won in 2008, for his first time, on the back of a Champions League triumph with Manchester United, featuring in impressive headed goal, thumped in from an eye-catching height off the ground.
The day Lionel Messi got impressed by Cristiano Ronaldo Iuonak. Loading. Rise of the Brazilian Legend | The King of Football | Rising With. 18:58. When Cristiano Ronaldo Made Players Cry In Football! 😢 - Duration: 4:35. Mo7nd 3,435,318 views. 4:35. RONALDO vs MESSI l 20 BEAUTIFUL MOMENTS OF RESPECT IN. It’s high praise for Messi, who Ibrahimovic played with for the 2009-10 season at Barcelona. But when it comes to Messi’s rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, the Swedish international’s comments were a bit more lukewarm. The Brazilian Ronaldo, who predates the Portuguese Ronaldo, will be remembered as the better of the two Ronaldos, Ibra said. Brazilian Ronaldo Picks Between Messi, CR7 & Neymar. 42 Oct 19, 2016 - 10:44 am. By Kurt Buckerfield. Brazil legend Ronaldo de Lima has revealed who he believes is the best player between FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Neymar, and Real Madrid talisman Cristiano Ronaldo.
Brazilian Ronaldo reveals which of Messi or Ronaldo is best. Peter Henry 15/06/2018 World Cup 0. Brazil legend Ronaldo has waded into the age old debate about who is the better player, Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi or Real Madrid goal machine Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo, Brazilian football (soccer) player who led Brazil to a World Cup title in 2002 and received the Golden Shoe award as the tournament’s top scorer. During his career he also received three Player of the Year awards (1996–97 and 2002) from FIFA. Learn more about Ronaldo’s life and career.
The Brazilian legend says that people love watching Messi play and he hopes Leo continues to do that for a while yet.. Ronaldo on Messi: 'Let him play football for the rest of his life!' The Brazilian legend says that people love watching Messi play and he hopes Leo continues to do that for a while yet. Mourinho worked with Cristiano Ronaldo between 2010 and 2013, with the Portugal star helping his compatriot manager to end Barcelona’s La Liga dominance by winning it in 2012. As for Ronaldo - the Brazilian did win two Ballon d’Ors - but Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have incredibly won five each. Some say they’re in a ‘relegation battle’.
Brazilian goalscorer Neymar posted this picture of himself with Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi. Meer bekijken. Messi, sin el cabestrillo.. Real Madrid icon Cristiano Ronaldo pips the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar at the top the social media list with a whopping 39.5 million followers. In a recent interview, Messi named the former Barcelona and Real Madrid striker Ronaldo Nazario as the best forward he has ever seen in his life. The Brazilian international, now retired, played over five hundred matches at club level, scoring over three hundred and fifty-two goals.
—Cristiano Ronaldo commenting on his rivalry with Messi.  In a 2012 interview, Ronaldo commented on the rivalry, saying 'I think we push each other sometimes in the competition, this is why the competition is so high',  while Ronaldo's manager during his time at Manchester United , Alex Ferguson , opined that 'I don't think the rivalry against each other bothers them. The Manchester United and England forward has played in the Champions League and at the World Cup but says players like Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar still inspire him, just as the Brazilian Ronaldo did as a child.
Jose Mourinho Rates Brazilian Ronaldo's Skill Higher Than Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi Jose Mourinho believes that Ronaldo Nazario was more skilled and talented than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. PAY ATTENTION: Install Pitch Football App for FREE to get the latest football News & Scores. Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Brazilian legend and three-time World Cup winner, Pele, has finally settled the old debate surrounding the greatest footballer discussion between Cristiano Ronaldo and his long-time rival Lionel Messi.
Lionel Messi: Cristiano Ronaldo is the Greatest Player Of All Time 2018 Exclusive Interview Watch why Barcelona Signed Luis Suarez: https://bit.ly/2pBv4ZD Neymar's list is by no means complete as the Brazilian didn't mention two obvious picks — Portugal national team striker Cristiano Ronaldo and creative Argentinean forward Lionel Messi. Though Ronaldo and Messi are both advancing in years, they remain two of the most lethal goalscorers on the planet. 'Messi is more for the team, preparing the game and assisting, but Ronaldo is maybe more like the Brazilian Ronaldo and scores more,” the Brazilian soccer star said, according to Eurosport. “But in my team I would decide Messi, but both are fantastic. Messi now is playing completely different to Ronaldo. Ronaldo plays only in front.”
That is why many often settle for Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi when it comes to picking their best players of all time. This has been the most dominant debate for the better part of the last decade, however, Ronaldo (the Brazilian) stands as a better player than both Cristiano and Messi when things are taken into perspective. As Ronaldo hinted, however, discerning who will emerge as the dominant force over the next decade is easier said than done. Neymar, who became the most expensive player in history when he left Barça to join Paris Saint-Germain in August for €222m (£198m), is the obvious answer given that the Brazilian has finished third behind Ronaldo and.
Brazilian legend Pele has made his pick between Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi and Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. The three-time World Cup winner is widely regarded to have been the finest player of all-time, with few players able to get close to his legacy. Neither Messi or Ronaldo beat El Fenomeno in Mourinho's opinion. But it was the Brazilian Ronaldo that blew the 56-year-old away. Mourinho was working as a translator at Barcelona when the-then 19-year-old Ronaldo blasted in 47 goals in 49 games for the Catalan giants. Ronaldo and Messi. The Barcelona attacker is a long way ahead in the figures for the current season,. The two players who have split the last 10 Ballons d’Or are followed by Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian star Neymar on €81.5 million euros in the calculations to be published by France Football on Tuesday and released to AFP on Monday.
Prime Brazilian Ronaldo or prime Messi?. I vote for Ronaldo, but it is valid to question whether Ronaldo can stay as fit as Messi. I do think Ronaldo has a less ideal mentality than Messi. However, it might have something to do with the culture of football at the time. Willian, Chelsea and Brazil player, is very clear as to who his idol is: Ronaldinho. The attacker said during an interview with Goal that the Brazilian is ahead of the most talked about players in recent history including Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo da Lima(R-9) till date the best and greatest striker ever in the history of football. “O fenomeno” goals scoring skills is one of the best we have even seen. There's a very good reason why he's referred to as the real Ronaldo. This is beca... Brazilian superstar Ronaldo believes his Portuguese namesake Cristiano Ronaldo deserves to win the Ballon d'Or over long-term rival Lionel Messi in January. The 40-year-old Ronaldo, a two-time winner, in 1997 and 2002, believes the Real Madrid forward's victorious campaigns in the Champions League and Euro 2016 this summer puts him above Messi.
Ronaldo de Lima might have settled the debate on the all-time great after naming Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi as the number one best player he always enjoys watching. The Brazilian football icon had an enviable career and he is often considered... Cristiano Ronaldo is not on Lionel Messi's level, according to Ronaldinho Credit: Getty. The Brazilian legend also had his say on who'd win this season's Champions League, claiming: 'All the clubs are good, but I'm rooting for Barcelona.' Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (Rosario (Argentinië), 24 juni 1987) is een Argentijns-Spaans profvoetballer die doorgaans als aanvaller speelt. Hij stroomde in 2004 door vanuit de jeugdopleiding van FC Barcelona, waar hij in november 2017 zijn contract verlengde tot medio 2021.
The reasons for this are mostly due to the fact that Messi showcased several poor performances in the national jersey competitions. With the semi-finals lurking around the corner, Brazil is now faced up against Argentina. However, Brazilian supporters are not only unafraid of Messi, but show it, too. Each case is different, with Ronaldo needing some time to develop into the awesome physical specimen he is today, while Messi's younger years were spent in a Barcelona team containing other established stars who commanded more than their fair share of attention.Read More