Messi Made Me Perform Stronger: Cristiano Ronaldo


The former Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo confessed on his rivalry with long-time Barcelona arch-rival Lionel Messi made him the player he is today on August 21.

Ronaldo admitted that he enjoys a healthy rivalry with Messi. The former Real Madrid player who now plays for Juventus FC said, he applauds the career of his arch-rival and he also shared Messi’s disappointment on him after he left the Real Madrid club, since he enjoyed the rivalry between them.

Ronaldo added on the healthy rivalry between them and spotlighted on Michael Jordan rivalries in basketball and also similar rivalry shared between Alain Prost and Ayrton Senna in Formula 1.

The Juventus FC forward admitted without doubt that Messi made him a better player and vice versa. He said on the number of trophy wins between them acts as a catalyst for both of them.

He valued the excellent professional relationship shared between them for 15 long years, though they have never had supper together but it is feasible some day in future.

Ronaldo hinted on his retirement in next year or he may go on to play till the age of 40 or 41.


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