- Eric Bailly has named Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos as the best player
- The Man United star picked the Spaniard over Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi
- Ramos has been in incredible form since he started playing for Los Blancos
Manchester United defender Eric Bertrand Bailly has chosen Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos as the best player on earth when asked for him to name the greatest between Ronaldo and Messi.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been in great form for many years and these two players have incredible records in the round leather game.
These two players have their fans around the world in which they engage in debates and discussions on who is the best between Messi and Ronaldo.
According to the report on GOAL, Eric Bailly was asked for him to join the debate on who is the best between Ronaldo and Messi, but Ivorian picked Spaniard Sergio Ramos instead.
“My greatest inspiration has always been Ramos.
“I've admired him for a long time, because of what he does in football and how he keeps going at a high level.
“For me, he's one of the best players in the history of football. Everyone has an opinion, but he is one of the best, the perfect reference point for me.
“If you ask me, Messi or Ronaldo, I’d say Ramos.”
Sergio Ramos has been playing for Real Madrid since 2005 and the Spain international has won every available title in the world.
The only thing Sergio Ramos has not won as a professional player is the Ballon d'Or award.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Man United are keeping tabs on Real Madrid star Federico Valverde as a possible replacement for Paul Pogba who is unsettled at Old Trafford.
Pogba has widely been linked with a United departure in recent months, with his agent Mino Raiola claiming the midfielder is unhappy at the club.
Earlier in the season, Raiola asserted Pogba's career at the Manchester club is over and even suggested a January exit was imminent.
On his part, Pogba had previously not hidden his desire to play for Real Madrid, openly flirting with the prospect of playing under the La Liga giants' boss, Zinedine Zidane.
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