Lionel Messi: Fans vote the Argentine as the greatest ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

Lionel Messi: Fans vote the Argentine as the greatest ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo

- Lionel Messi has been rated above Cristiano Ronaldo by fans

- These two players are regarded as the best footballers for the past 10 years

- Messi got 59 percent of the total vote conducted by football fans

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been rivals for the past ten years in which these two players have broken many records ans still counting for them.

Many fans will pick Lionel Messi as the best player in the world considering his performances so far since he began his career at Barcelona, while others will pick Cristiano Ronaldo.

The argument and debate of who is the best between these two players has been on ground for so long and everyday their supporters will always come out with facts to argue.

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has won six Ballon d'Or award while Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned five times with the fight for who wins the next one still on.

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Givemesport however reached out to fans to ask them who they are supporting between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

In total, 88,600 votes were cast and we can reveal that Messi has won by a pretty sizeable margin with 59% of the vote.

It's certainly an interesting debate and it sheds further light on Messi's reputation of being a 'team player' throughout his professional career with Barcelona and Argentina.

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Lionel Messi: Fans vote the Argentine as the greatest ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo
Lionel Messi: Fans vote the Argentine as the greatest ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Jose Enrique named Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo as the toughest opponent he faced during his time playing in the Premier League for Liverpool.

During the time that Jose Enrique was playing for Liverpool as a left back, Cristiano Ronaldo was in his best form for Manchester United having joined the Red Devils from Sporting Lisbon.

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It was not only while playing for Liverpool that Jose Enrique faced Cristiano Ronaldo in the Premier League as he also came up against the Portuguese while at Newcastle United.

The 34-year-old while speaking with Tribuna on his experience in the Premier League named Cristiano Ronaldo as the one who gave him much problem in English topflight.

Cristiano Ronaldo has won five Ballon d'Or in his career while Lionel Messi who is the current holder has won six so far. These two stars have been involved in big rivalry for the past 10 years most especially in the Spanish La Liga.

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