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Arthur Melo compares Leo Messi with Cristiano Ronaldo

Published:17/01/2021 - 07:33h

Updated:17/01/2021 - 07:33h

Arthur Melo, former teammate of Leo Messi at FC Barcelona and current partner of Cristiano Ronald at Juventus, spoke about the Portuguese and the Argentine in his last interview. The Brazilian compared them and highlighted how they are in the dressing room

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Arthur Melo played with Leo Messi​ in the FC Barcelona from the summer of 2018 until the past summer of 2020. The Brazilian put course then to the Juventus of Turín in a species of exchange with Miralem Pjanic, that finish in the Barça. The one of Goiana tried to force his situation to remain in the Camp Nou, but from the club him presionaron to leave and at the end finished accepting.

Already in Turín, the ex of Guild coincided with which is for a lot of the better second player of this last decade, Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese, that left the Real Madrid by the Juve in 2017, is since the big leader of the group bianconero and received to the ex barcelonista from the first day. More than half year after knowing , the Brazilian explains for 'Desimpedidos' how is to share changing room with the one of Madeira.

The international 'canarinho' explained the differences that appreciates between the luso and the rosarino and left clear that they are very different. "Each one has his own form to show his leadership. Leo the self-evident with gestures, by a lot of that do not seem it. A lot of people thinks that no, but in the field shows it when it receives the balloon, with this thirst to mark, with win them to win the party. You notice it", affirmed.

On the other hand, on Ronaldo, said that it is more expressive, that perhaps relates more with his mates in the changing room and that looks for the goal with more insistence that Messi. "Cris is a boy that expresses more. With the arms, words. And obviously, when it takes the balloon, wants to mark, etc... In the changing room is very participatory. Has some people with which have more affinity, clear", aimed.

Although it recognised that has a good relation with the ex madridista, cleared that they are not intimate friends. "He gets along with all in the changing room. Speech with all. But perhaps by the language does it easier. I am not fellow to go to the house to take coffee, but have a good relation", ensured, leaving fall that it does not have a too narrow bond with Cristiano.

Arthur remains with Christian like leader

To finish and between laughs, the ex of the Barcelona admitted that like captain prefers to remain with the Portuguese, since it is with the one who is sharing changing room in these moments. "It is difficult. In a party, one marks five goals and the another also. Both are good leaders. But I choose to Cristiano, that are playing together", finalised, with a big smile in his mouth.

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