- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have both revealed how they want to be remembered
- Messi answered in a more humble way while Ronaldo did not mince words in his response
- The Barcelona and Juventus stars have won 11 Ballon d'Ors and nine Champions League titles between them
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have no doubt written their names in the history books and are regarded as the greatest of all times.
The Barcelona and the Juventus superstars have ruled the game in the past decade winning 11 Ballon d'Or awards among them.
And their goalscoring record is second to none with Ronaldo currently the highest scorer in the game while Messi own his onions as the record goalscorer for a single club.
In a recent interview, both players were asked how they would want to be remembered at the end of their respective careers.
Messi told Unisport:
"In the end, everyone will remember and think of you what they want - and they're free to do so.
"Well, I don't think I've done anything decisive to achieve success or win titles. It comes when God decides and chooses, there's no fixed time."
CR7 was recently made an ambassador with Livescore and while speaking during official unveiling as their global brand ambassador, he was asked the same question.
Ronaldo told Livescore
"I hope that I will be remembered as one of the great players, someone that worked hard, that always did his best to help his team and will be part of the history of the game."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Ronald Koeman who is the gaffer of Spanish giants Barcelona has expressed serious concern over the future of captain Lionel Messi following their defeat against Celta Viga in League game.
With one game to the end of the 2020/21 Spanish La Liga season, Barcelona are currently out of the championship as the League winner will be between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
Lionel Messi and his teammates went into the game against Celta Vigo with the hope of getting the maximum three points so as to help them keep their title hopes alive.
The Catalans took the lead against Celta Vigo through Lionel Messi with the veteran scoring his 34th goal of the campaign in the 28th minute of the contest.