Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are by far the greatest footballers heading into the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be played in Brazil, our generation is fortunate to have to of the best players in the history playing at the same time and FIFA world Cup 2014 is going to be a beltar with either one of the lifting the trophy come the end of the competition. So before we go into the World we are going to take a deep look at both players 2013-2014 season statistics.
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What they have achieved ?
Their scoring record is absolute fantastic but what about their overall achievments ? well looking at their career we can see that Messi has been more successful with his very dominant FC Barcelona side he has won La Liga 4 times, Champions League 3 times and Fifa Club World Cup 3 times as well. While on personal level he won FIFA Ballon D’or 4 time back to back which makes him the greatest footballer to have graces the game in European shores.
Ronaldo one the other hand has been pretty successful as well, he has won 3 league title with Manchester United and 2008 Champions League plus couple of League cup medals. He won the FIFA Ballon d’Dor twice.
Who is a better footballer ?
Well openion has different from fans to fans, Messi fans thinks he is head and shoulders above from Ronaldo while CR fans claim Ronaldo is by far the most complete footballer. So instead of getting into this warzone we can safely say that both Ronaldo and Messi are right up there with the likes of Maradona, Pele and Zidane but a World Cup win for either of them will make him ultimate super star and he will be remembered in the same breath like Maradon’s or Pele’s
What you think, who is a better footballer ? do Messi and Ronaldo need a World Cup win to regarded in the same legendry status as Pele and Maradona ? let us know by commenting below.