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Messi or Ronaldo - Who's best

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Cunny Funt

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« Reply #15 on: March 14, 2019, 02:22:14 PM »

We are blessed to have been witness to two players of this level in our lifetimes however.

We are, two incredibly gifted footballers. Their work ethic is unbelievable and even though both are in their 30s now that desire to win is as good as ever. 

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« Reply #16 on: March 14, 2019, 02:29:56 PM »
Big Ronnie for me. Always felt Messi was a bit of a one trick pony.

The only discernible difference in the 2 players is the fact Messi is no great header of the ball . . . his passing is far superior to Ronaldo's in that  he actually passes the ball!

I just like knowing Ronaldo could do something spectacular to win a game. Good in the air, a rocket of a free kick, back heel, overhead kick, a strong solo run Yes he can be a petulant child, but Id much prefer to watch him than Messi. Messi is one dimensional and even though hes very good at what he does, he doesnt interest me like big Ronnie.
Could you explain in what way Mess is one dimensional?

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« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2019, 02:30:14 PM »
"Messi is one dimensional"

Some people are just willfully stupid.
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« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2019, 02:34:03 PM »
Big Ronnie for me. Always felt Messi was a bit of a one trick pony.

The only discernible difference in the 2 players is the fact Messi is no great header of the ball . . . his passing is far superior to Ronaldo's in that  he actually passes the ball!

I just like knowing Ronaldo could do something spectacular to win a game. Good in the air, a rocket of a free kick, back heel, overhead kick, a strong solo run Yes he can be a petulant child, but Id much prefer to watch him than Messi. Messi is one dimensional and even though hes very good at what he does, he doesnt interest me like big Ronnie.
Could you explain in what way Mess is one dimensional?

I already did.

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« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2019, 02:55:29 PM »
I've had a look and all I can see is you saying that he's a one-trick pony which isn't an explanation.

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« Reply #20 on: March 14, 2019, 03:24:46 PM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

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« Reply #21 on: April 03, 2019, 08:46:01 AM »
Messi with his 7th free kick of the season last night

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« Reply #22 on: April 03, 2019, 10:31:44 AM »
Messi with his 7th free kick of the season last night

What a free kick too. Absolutely brilliant game.
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« Reply #23 on: April 03, 2019, 10:37:23 AM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

Exactly,
I have yet to meet a non united /real supporter who has Ronaldo above Messi.
Ronaldo probably the greatest ever goalscorer, but the greatest ever player is Messi by a distance(IMHO)
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« Reply #24 on: April 03, 2019, 11:07:09 AM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

Exactly,
I have yet to meet a non united /real supporter who has Ronaldo above Messi.
Ronaldo probably the greatest ever goalscorer, but the greatest ever player is Messi by a distance(IMHO)

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« Reply #25 on: April 03, 2019, 11:31:23 AM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

Exactly,
I have yet to meet a non united /real supporter who has Ronaldo above Messi.
Ronaldo probably the greatest ever goalscorer, but the greatest ever player is Messi by a distance(IMHO)

Messi is a better goalscorer too though.
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« Reply #26 on: April 03, 2019, 11:35:48 AM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

Exactly,
I have yet to meet a non united /real supporter who has Ronaldo above Messi.
Ronaldo probably the greatest ever goalscorer, but the greatest ever player is Messi by a distance(IMHO)

Ah they're both alright but they're not exactly Maradona are they?

People who bring Man Utd into arguments like this are only reinforcing their own prejudices. 
« Last Edit: April 03, 2019, 11:46:19 AM by Boycey »

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« Reply #27 on: April 03, 2019, 12:44:44 PM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

Exactly,
I have yet to meet a non united /real supporter who has Ronaldo above Messi.
Ronaldo probably the greatest ever goalscorer, but the greatest ever player is Messi by a distance(IMHO)

Messi is a better goalscorer too though.

Messi overtook Ronaldo last night for goals scored.
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« Reply #28 on: April 03, 2019, 12:51:42 PM »
Im a United fan but it would be Messi all day long.  Better all round player and better goalscorer.
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« Reply #29 on: April 03, 2019, 01:25:24 PM »
These debates usually turn into who's a Utd supporter and who isnt.

Exactly,
I have yet to meet a non united /real supporter who has Ronaldo above Messi.
Ronaldo probably the greatest ever goalscorer, but the greatest ever player is Messi by a distance(IMHO)

Ah they're both alright but they're not exactly Maradona are they?

People who bring Man Utd into arguments like this are only reinforcing their own prejudices.


Don't think we'd ever have heard of Messi if he was around in the 80's. Or the 60's like Best. He'd have been kicked off the pitch. Impossible to judge these things. Even two players like Ronaldo and Messi from the same era. Ronaldo has done it in different countries and with a far inferior national team. I'd argue he has won his European Cups with worse teams than Messi has played on. Messi is so easy on the eye though. It's how you weight these things.