Cristiano Ronaldo has said that Lionel Messi is ‘like a teammate’ by speaking openly about his relationship with his fellow soccer superstar during his revealing interview with Piers Morgan. The duo are considered to be the two greatest players of all time and debates between fans of both players often become intense as they fight for their corner.
Ronaldo and Messi have been performing at the highest level in football for more than 15 years and have shared 12 Ballon d’Ors between them with the Argentine ahead by two. They have also been in close competition for the club’s silver medal throughout their careers and built a tense rivalry as their club’s Barcelona and Real Madrid battled each other for all the major trophies.
The pair are considered to be two of the greatest players of all time and are considered by many to be among them for soccer’s GOAT status. It has been regularly assumed that there is some kind of animosity between the duo as they compete for top honours, but Ronaldo has insisted that this is not the case, suggesting that they are more like ‘teammates’.
“An incredible player, he’s magical,” he said. springs morgan uncensored. “As a person we shared the stage for 16 years, imagine, 16 years. we share. So, I have a great relationship with him. I’m not friends with him in terms of, what I mean friend is the guy who was with you at your house, talking on the phone, no, but he’s like a teammate.
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Neither player has yet won the World Cup and the tournament in Qatar offers their last chance to do so before retiring. If either Argentina or Portugal emerged victorious, the GOAT debate could be over for good, and whoever lifted the trophy would take the prize.
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