Connect with us


Lionel Messi addresses Cristiano Ronaldo’s disrespect after Ballon d’Or

Inter Miami captain Lionel Messi has come out to address the disrepect directed towards him from Al Nasr captain Cristiano Ronaldo. Several voices especially fans criticized Messi’s Ballon d’Or win which took him to 8, 3 further apart from the Portuguese.

Among the dissenting voices was Real Madrid journalist Tomas Roncero. Through a social media video, Roncero said that Messi did not deserve this golden ball.

And further should be having five as he he didn’t deserve two more which should have been won by Robert Lewandowski, Xavi and then Iniesta. Cristiano Ronaldo whose dream was to retire with 8 which now his nemesis has took to the tweet and put laughing emojis.

Many have called him out for his arrogance and jealousy towards the Argentinean. It’s not the first time that the former Real Madrid and Manchester United striker is disrespecting the World Cup winner.

On several occasions, the 38 year old has claimed how he’s better than Messi. And yet on several others, he has contradicted himself. Meanwhile for Messi, he never blows his own trumpet and has always had nothing but respect for the Portuguese.

Asked about his Ballon d’Or win and having three more than Cristiano, Messi said that it was an epic battle. The Argentina captain said that both of them benefited from it and it was very beautiful.

Apparently, the 36 year old added that it was very difficult to play at that top level. But it was great memory for everyone who enjoys football.

“It was an epic competition between brackets”.

“Athletically, Cristiano was very good and I think we benefited from each other. Because we are both very competitive and he also always wants to win over everyone and everything”.

“I think it was a very beautiful period for us and for those who love football in general”.

“What we have done all this time is very appreciable because as they say it is easy to reach the top but difficult to stay. We stayed at the top for ten or fifteen years, I’m not sure how many, and it was very difficult”.

“It was very difficult to continue at this level and I think it was a great thing and a beautiful memory for everyone who enjoys football”.

More in Football