Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger picks Barcelona forward Lionel Messi above Juventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo as the greatest player of perpetuity.
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has actually revealed his viewpoint that Lionel Messi is the greatest player of perpetuity ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo
Messi and Ronaldo have won 11 of the last 12 Ballons d’Or and have actually scored a massive 1,253 senior club goals in between them, with Messi one ahead of his seasonal competitor on 627 to Ronaldo’s 626.
Rudiger selected both players in an XI of the most difficult players he has actually dealt with, however thinks that Barcelona icon Messi pips Ronaldo to the title of the very best ever.
“The next two stand out, they are in a different world, they are different quality. When you’re playing against Messi, the feeling you have is that it’s just up to him, if he is in a good mood or is having a good day you cannot stop him. That is my honest opinion,” Rudiger informed Sky Sports News.
” The exact same uses withRonaldo They have 2 various ways of playing, one to attempt and score goals and the other is enjoying hisfootball , if I had to select one it would be Messi.. Is he the very best ever? I didn’t see Pele or Diego Maradona playing since that was not my time, so it’s Messi.”
Rudiger likewise picked the likes of Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero, Andrew Robertson and Virgil van Dijk in his team, discussing the latter: “In the last 2 years he’s revealed he is absolutely among the very best, even perhaps the very best at the minute. He is a monster.
“You always look up to those kind of players because these two centre-backs are, at the moment, the best centre-back, so of course you can learn something from them. Everyone has their own style of playing, but you can learn from them.”
Rudiger’s most difficult XI in full: Neuer; Wan-Bissaka, Ramos, Van Dijk, Robertson; De Bruyne, Kante, Iniesta; Messi, Aguero, Ronaldo