Filippo Inzaghi jokes he's angry with Ronaldo, Messi for breaking goal record

Filippo Inzaghi jokes he's angry with Ronaldo, Messi for breaking goal record

- Filippo Inzaghi says he usually use Cristiano Ronaldo as an example in the dressing room now that he is the manager of Serie B side Benevento

- The 46-year-old AC Milan legend has called out Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for shattering his record and that of Real Madrid legend Raul with so much ease

- Messi recently became the first player to score 20 or more La Liga goals in 12 consecutive seasons

AC Milan legend Filippo Inzaghi has taken an hilariously jibe at Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for making his goal scoring record in Europe and that of Real Madrid legend Raul look so ordinary.

Inzaghi can boast a decent goal scoring record with 70 goals in Europe's elite competition, seven behind Raul who scored 77 goals in Europe.

But their goal records have since been surpassed by Cristiano Ronaldo who is the top scorer in the Champions League with 131 and Lionel Messi who is second with 117 goals.

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Inzaghi, 46-year-old, has now called out both players for shattering his record and that of Raul with so much ease.

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He joked in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport: "I'm a little upset with [Ronaldo] and Messi.

"Thanks to them, it looks like Raul and I scored so few goals in Europe."

Inzaghi, who is now manager of Serie B side Benevento, says Ronaldo is an example to every player thanks to his startling work ethic.

Filippo Inzaghi jokes he's angry with Ronaldo, Messi for breaking goal record

Filippo Inzaghi jokes he is angry with Ronaldo, Messi for breaking his goal record. Photo: Getty Images
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He added: "I didn't imagine he'd have such an extraordinary career.

"I always talk about him in the dressing room as an example because I know how hard he trains."

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Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Mallorca vs Barcelona La Liga clash ended in an emphatic 4-0 win for the Catalans.

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A goal each from Vidal, Braithwaite, Alba and Messi handed Quique Setien's men the victory as they move five points clear in the league ahead of Real Madrid.

Lionel Messi's goal in the game made him the first player to score 20 or more La Liga goals in 12 consecutive seasons.

Football action returned in Spain after 92 days as all football activities had been compulsorily suspended owing to the ravaging effect of deadly coronavirus pandemic.

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