Cristiano Ronaldo: Fans call CR7 world's best player, Messi 2nd
- Cristiano Ronaldo arrived Barcelona with Juventus teammates as fans come out in hundreds to greet him
- Barcelona will host Juventus at the Camp Nou in their final Group G clash in the Champions League
- Ronaldo and Messi will meet for the first time in two years since CR7 departed Real Madrid for Juventus
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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will come face-to-face for the first time in two years when Juventus take on Barcelona in the Champions League.
And hundreds of Barca fans gathered outside the hotel the Bianconeri stars were lodge just to catch a glimpse of Ronaldo as he stepped off the team bus.
Supporters greeted Ronaldo with his iconic 'siuuu' which often geared by the fans whenever he scores.
Both teams have qualified for the next round of the competition but the bragging in Group G is currently at stake.
Ronald and Messi were rivals during his nine-year spell at Real Madrid and the greatest players of all time are set to do battle again.
The video clip of Ronaldo's return to Barcelona have gone viral on social media and fans could not resist saying that the world's best player is back in Spain.
One fan said:
"Juventus have arrived Barcelona ahead of their Champions League game. Cristiano Ronaldo is currently the best player in Spain."
A second added:
"Cristiano Ronaldo has landed in Barcelona which means Lionel Messi is the 2nd best player in Barca."
Ronaldo and Messi have played against each other 35 times, with the Barcelona captain winning six more, scoring 22 times, three greater than Ronaldo.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will share the same stadium for the first time in two years and seven months as Barcelona welcome Juventus to Camp Nou on Tuesday, December 8.
Although both teams have progressed to the next stage of the competitions, the two stars still have scores to settle between them.
The two players have been dominant in the history of modern-day football, having won 11 of the last 12 Ballon d'Or awards.
Despite missing the first leg of their Champions League encounter in October, the 35-year-old is ready to renew his rivalry with Messi on the pitch later this evening.
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