Cristiano Ronaldo ‘will be hailed as the greatest player’ this season, surpassing rival Lionel Messi, according to expert Robbie Savage.
The Portuguese international made a spectacular comeback at Old Trafford on the last day of the summer transfer window with a “turn the car” phase of a lifetime. Leaving Juventus, Ronaldo flipped the deal with Man City and returned to MU with a contract worth £ 25 million.
Lionel Messi also found himself a new club this past summer after parting with the club in the heart of Barca due to financial difficulties. The Argentine captain has joined PSG.
Cristiano Ronaldo immediately made world fans take off their hats in admiration
And recently, expert Robbie Savage spoke out about the never-ending controversy that Ronaldo or Messi, who is better than who. Savage thinks that this is the season to decide the situation and the victory will belong to Ronaldo.
The former Premier League midfielder told the Express’ William Hill: “I think this is a pivotal season, a season in which, in my opinion, Ronaldo will be hailed as the greatest player in the history of football.”
“Messi started at PSG, as you know with a few injuries and is not having the best start.”
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“I would say, because Ronaldo did it in Spain, he started in Portugal, went to the English Premier League, Italy and now continues to challenge the highest league in the country. blind at the age of 36.”
“About the race between the two greatest players in world football, this season will decide it. If Ronaldo gets 20 goals in the Premier League, and Messi has a hard time in Ligue 1. I say Ronaldo is the greatest player that world football has ever produced.”
Lionel Messi has not been able to meet the expectations of PSG fans
Ronaldo is actually having a dream start when he returns to MU, having scored 5 goals in all competitions. Messi, meanwhile, only got 1 goal, even if it was a masterpiece against Man City in the C1 Cup. El Pulga even admitted that he was having a hard time adapting to a new league.
“It’s a more physically intense league than La Liga,” Messi told France Football about Ligue 1.
“Here, the teams are stronger and the games are very intense, there’s not a lot of space. Most of the players are very strong.”