The Portuguese star said that “Messi and Zidane are the two best footballers I've ever seen play”.
Thursday, November 17, 2022
One of the most important “rivalries” in modern football is the one between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi . Since their respective appearances in the elite,both stars have featured in each of the awards and prizes thanks to their great goals, outstanding performances and achievements both at club and national level.
This Thursday, in conversation with the journalist Piers Morgan, the Portuguese star was full of praise for the Rosario and made a particular confession. “He's an incredible player. He's magical. 'Top'. We've been sharing the stage for 16 years. I have a great relationship with him, it's like a partner,” he said.
“He's a guy I really respect for how he always talks about me. Even his wife or my girlfriend. He's done good things for football,” added the '7' from Manchester United, who stated that “for me Messi and Zidane are the two best footballers I've ever seen play and Leo is the best I've ever played against“.
About it, the European detailed aspects of his professional relationship with the trans-Andean player. “I'm not a friend of Messi in terms of what it's like to call someone you're at home or on the phone with a friend, but he's a guy I respect a lot because of the way he always talks about me,” he said.