Cristiano Ronaldo, next to Leo Messi

THE '10', ABOVE THE '7'

"If Cristiano and Messi play at the same time, I start to see Messi"

Published:26/07/2019 - 00:49h

Updated:26/07/2019 - 00:49h

Although they no longer play in the same league, Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are still in the Olympus of football. Álvaro Recoba opts for the Argentine

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Already it does a year that do not see the mythical direct duels between Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, since the Portuguese forward decided to abandon the Real Madrid to leave to the Juventus of Turín. Now, both only could cross in a party of Champions League between the FC Barcelona and the bianconeros, something that would be one of the parties of the year.

In spite of being moved away in the geographic, is unavoidable that follow arising the comparisons between both, especially by all the individual titles and communities that have raised during the last decade. The last that has 'wetted' on the subject has been Álvaro Recoba, mythical ex Uruguayan footballer that stood out in the Inter of Milan.

The ex forward did not doubt in decanting by Leo Messi in a dialogue with Perform. "Messi carries 15 years in the peak. In the TOP. The people can say: 'but it has not moved of the Barcelona'. And yes, but his mates have changed, and he follows here. For me, Messi is the best of all time. Absolutely. For me", it explained an ex player that also had a left-handed envidiable.

Recoba Considers that Cristiano Ronaldo had been considered the best of have not coincided in the same period that Leo Messi. "When it treats of Cristiano, if they had been in different periods, would be a distinct history. But as they have played in the same period, is normal that compare them . Now, if I have to choose a party of both to the same hour, I prefer to see a party of Messi", sentenced.

In addition to standing out the big qualities of Leo Messi like footballer, Recoba also stood out the good personal deal that the Argentinian had with him when both knew . "Had the possibility to know it and is a phenomenon. A phenomenon in everything. Very humble", explained the Uruguayan, admirer no only of the Messi of inside the fields, but also of the of out.

Leo Messi improves over time

With the step of the time, Leo Messi has not lost neither the instinct of goal neither the desborde, although yes it does a reading of the still better game that before. Before it was a footballer that played much more by his account and stood out by played brilliant that he same defined. However, his evolution has carried him to practise a much more collective game that still is more beneficial for the team.

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