The Lionel Messi v Cristiano Ronaldo debate is one that has been talked about for the past 10 years but the biggest name of all has had his say. That player is Pele who is widely considered to be the best football player of all time, depending on where you stand on Messi and Ronaldo.
The Barcelona and Real Madrid pair have fought against each other for years to be better than the other but there is simply no definitive answer.
Everything is opinions but there is nothing more concrete than the opinion of a true great and Pele has had his say.Though, it certainly won’t please everyone as he chose Barcelona’s Argentinan star as his choice for who is better. Not only that, he’s given a reason for why.
“I would still stay with Messi. Scoring is important, no doubt, but if you do not have anyone to prepare, then the ball is not enough.
For my team I prefer Messi.
“As for Cristiano Ronaldo, he’s a great goalscorer.
“Ronaldo’s been able to score goals, while you see Messi creating goals and directing the play, as well as scoring.