- Lionel Messi says he will pass to Ronaldo if they are in the same team
- They were rivals in the Spanish La Liga before Ronaldo moved to Italy
- Ronaldo has scored 24 goals in 29 games this season for Juventus
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo are arguably known as the best footballers in the world for the past few years considering the rivalry between them.
Cristiano Ronaldo started his football career on the streets of Portugal before been spotted by Sporting Lisbon where he played for a while before moving to the Premier League.
He was signed by former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson who had the believe in the Portuguese and Cristiano Ronaldo excelled at Old Trafford.
His rivalry between Lionel Messi actually started when he was at Manchester United before moving to Spanish giants Real Madrid.
At Manchester United, Cristiano Ronaldo won the Premier League, Champions League and was also crowned world best at Old Trafford.
But his main rivalry with Lionel Messi started when he got to Real Madrid where he won four Champions League titles.
These two players also know the rivalry between themselves and anytime they meet, they will both want to show some brilliant skills.
Unlike Ronaldo, Lionel Messi has never played for any other club than Barcelona and he has made it clear recently that he will not leave the Spanish side.
At the Nou Camp, Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d'Or award which is more than any player on earth, while his biggest rival Cristiano Ronaldo has won five.
Lionel Messi was asked if he would pass to Cristiano Ronaldo if they are in the same team, and the Argentine star said he will do so according to the report on Sportbible.
''I guess so, in the end yes,'' Lionel Messi explained.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi has been playing for the club since he was young when he started his career with the famous academy side La Masia before moving to the main team.
Lionel Messi has never played for any other club in his career other than Barcelona despite all the attempts of many clubs to lure him away from the Nou Camp.
The Argentina international has won all the trophies at club level with Barcelona.
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