Paulo Dybala: Messi and Ronaldo are monsters on the field of play

Paulo Dybala: Messi and Ronaldo are monsters on the field of play

- Paulo Dybala has tagged Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as monsters

- The Juventus star reveals he understudies both stars who are also his teammates

- Ronaldo and Messi have won five Ballon D'Or awards each in the past decade

Paulo Dybala has described Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as 'monsters' who have exceptional talents.

The Argentine is currently teammates with Ronaldo at Juventus and has played with Messi in the national team in the last four years.

And the attacking midfielder believes it is an advantage for him to improve his game for both club and country.

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But one thing that strikes Dybala most about the five-time Ballon D'Or winners is that they have similar characters on and off the field of play.

"Outside the pitch, they are two very quiet people, but inside they are two monsters," he told Spanish newspaper El Pais .

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"I heard Luis Scola [Argentinian basketball player] said both Leo and Cristiano enter the field convinced that they are the best and that is why they are the best. And I am sure that is so.

"My friends used to tell me: 'You have the best in the national team and now they bring you the best one at your club'. I replied: 'It is an advantage for me.'

"I can study them every day. Who doesn't want to play with the best? We are talking about two phenomenal players; two players who are one or two steps above the rest.

"They are at the top on a football level and also at a mental level. It is not easy to keep going and score 40 goals every year. It is crazy.

"In the history of football, great players have played at great teams and have not achieved what they did. They have been good for each other."

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Cristiano Ronaldo for the second time in as many days was not happy to be substituted in a Serie A contest against AC Milan.

The Portuguese international was taken off for Paulo Dybala after just nine minutes into the second half while the scores was still at 0-0.

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