Wayne Rooney Finally Breaks Silence On Lionel Messi and Ronaldo Debate
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As the Superiority between Barcelona Talisman man, Lionel Messi amd his Juventus counterpart, Christiano Ronaldo keeps sparking the controversy in the world of round leather game for more than a decade now, the former Manchester United United striker, Wayne Rooney has bore his mind over who is the best between the two great men.
Before Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo came on board in the last decade, the Football world had produced great stars like Pele of Brazil, Diego Amando Maradona, Zinade Zindane, Johan Cruff, Zico, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo of Brazil just to mention few.
Wayne Rooney has finally breaks his silence over the debate of who should be considered or recognize as the Greatest Of All Time (GOAT) in the football world.
According to the former Manchester United and Everton Striker, Rooney quote “Ronaldo is my friend but Messi is better. Ronaldo is ruthless in the penalty box but Messi likes to torture you before killing you.
They both change the game with their goal numbers. we will never see a player in their level again” Wayne Rooney was in Manchester United with Christiano Ronaldo in the Old Trafford stadium for years winning the English Premier League title together under Sir Alex Ferguson.
Both Messi and Ronaldo have dominated and shared the prestigious Balloon D’Or Award in the last 12 years except in 2016 when Luca Modric claimed the award.
Messi has won the award on 6 occasions while Ronaldo has claimed the award too on 5 times making them have the award on 11 times between them.
Both Messi and Ronaldo played together between 2009 and 2018 in the Spanish La Liga.