On the occasion of the presentation of the documentary about his life, Cristiano Ronaldo spoke at length about his rivalry with Lionel Messi in the columns of the daily El Pais.
Yesterday we had relayed an interview with Patrice Evra which revealed that Cristiano Ronaldo had almost returned to Manchester United, shortly before the announcement of the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson. An event that could have changed everything in the football world. For his part, the Portuguese international was the star of a documentary about his own life, presented last night, and on the margins of which he gave an exhaustive interview in El Pais. Indeed, in the columns of the Spanish daily, Cristiano Ronaldo comes back in particular on his rivalry with Lionel Messi, addressing the Reporter: “Maybe for you, the best is Messi: In my head, it’s me.” “And we should all think that of ourselves.”
Even if he considers himself the best, he confesses that he had trouble seeing the Pulga winning gold balls before him: “It was complicated to see Messi win several gold balloons.” I thought, “What’s the point of going to the gala?” before adding, “When you look at my last eight seasons, I’ve always been at the top.” And it’s hard. Name me another player who has succeeded. “After, being number one or two, it’s a matter of details like when you win trophies or not.” To wonder if Cristiano Ronaldo, who assumes his arrogance, will make the move for the next ceremony of the Golden Ball while Messi is the favorite … What is the best between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi according to you?