I performed with Cristiano Ronaldo at Man Utd.. however Lionel Messi is the true GOAT
FOOTBALL followers have been debating for years over who out of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is soccer’s GOAT.
Each gamers have received the Champions League an unimaginable 4 instances.
Messi additionally has seven Ballon d’Or triumphs to his identify, whereas Ronaldo has bagged the gong 5 instances himself.
However again in December Paris Saint-Germain star Messi impressed Argentina to World Cup glory.
For Ronaldo soccer’s biggest prize has to this point eluded him, and at 38-years-old it stays to be seen if he performs on the World Cup once more.
And Messi’s triumph in Qatar units him other than Ronaldo, in line with ex-Manchester United star Kieran Richardson.
Regardless of taking part in alongside Ron within the icon’s first spell at Outdated Trafford, Richardson admitted he would decide Messi over his former team-mate.
Talking on the pair, Richardson stated on the Steven Sulley Podcast: “They’re each the GOATs.
“But if I had to pick one, then I have to pick Messi, even though I know Ronaldo, I’ve played with Ronaldo, I love Ronaldo.”
Richardson declared that profitable the World Cup units Messi other than his nice rival.
He continued: “After they move away, they will nonetheless be talked about eternally, however simply because Messi bought that World Cup.
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“It is a huge factor having that World Cup, as a result of even earlier than Messi had the World Cup, everybody was saying, ‘yeah, however he hasn’t received it but’.
“He cannot be the perfect of all time as a result of [Diego] Maradona received it, Pele received it.
“Now there isn’t a query, he is received the head any footballer would wish to win.
“Even though they get their own accolades, World Player of the Year so many times, but as a footballer, when you’re thinking as a kid, you want to win a World Cup. That’s all you want to win.”