Ronaldo or Messi? Ex-Atletico Madrid star reveals who was the toughest to defend


As one of many gamers with probably the most expertise taking part in towards Ronaldo and Messi, Diego Godin has opened up on the long-lasting duo.

Former Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin discovered it tougher to defend towards Lionel Messi than Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 36-year-old Uruguayan performed in LaLiga between 2010 and 2019 for Atletico. He has confronted Messi 41 occasions in his membership and worldwide profession up to now and brought on Ronaldo on 34 events.

“For me, it is more difficult to mark Messi,” Godin advised ESPN.

“We are contemporaries. All my time in Europe I had the bad luck of coinciding with both of them. They took several titles from us at Atletico Madrid. Without Messi at Barcelona or Cristiano at Real Madrid, we would have had some more LaLiga titles and maybe the Champions League. We competed with the generation of these monsters.”

Godin now performs for Velez Sarsfield after becoming a member of the Argentinian membership on a free switch from Brazilian facet Atletico-MG final summer season.

Ronaldo and Messi, in the meantime, probably performed towards one another for the ultimate time final week. The pair took half in an exhibition between Paris Saint-Germain and Riyadh XI, a mixed XI of Al Nassr and Al Hilal gamers.

Each gamers scored for his or her respective sides. Messi opened the scoreline, whereas Ronaldo bagged a brace. The sport resulted in a 5-4 win for PSG.


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