Sports rivalry between Barcelona and Barcelona Real Madrid In times Lionel Messi Y Cristiano Ronaldo Over the years the Spanish have given the classic a different touch. In 2016, while Ronaldo was still a member of the Merengue, he was involved in a series of reports against former Barcelona player Xavi, who at the time was playing for Al Sadd in Qatar.
Xavi started the controversy by praising Lionel Messi and asserting that he is the best player in the world than Cristiano Ronaldo. “Messi’s mental and physical speed is unbeatable. An idiot can’t play football, let alone Cristiano Ronaldo. An elite footballer and at the level Cristiano did, he must be intelligent, but he had the misfortune of matching Messi. There’s no point in comparing, unless you’re from Real Madrid, everyone sees it.Exposed midfielder and world champion with Spain.
Xavi’s words did not take kindly to Ronaldo, who responded shortly after with his style of loyalty. “I am the most searched player on the internet. When Javi talks about me, he’s looking for publicity. He won everything, but no Ballon d’Or. I have three. And he is playing in Qatar. I don’t even know if he’s still playing.The Portuguese pointed out.
Cristiano and his present in Saudi Arabia
Football usually takes many turns. With no place in a top team in Europe, Cristiano Ronaldo must leave football’s elite to take up a new challenge with Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nasser. The Lusitanian did not have his best sporting moment after controversially leaving Manchester United, with Portugal exiting the Qatar 2022 World Cup in the quarter-finals at the hands of Morocco.