Portuguese International, Cristiano Ronaldo, has highlighted two key reasons he feels he is not on the same level with fierce rival, Lionel Messi, despite the duo winning the Ballon D’or title a record of five times apiece.
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Speaking with journalists shortly after a training session in Turin, the former Real Madrid attacker said the fact that he has played for different clubs while Messi has been with only Barcelona all his active playing career is one key reason that shouldn’t be overlooked.
The difference between us is that I’ve played for different clubs and also won the Champions League with different clubs.”
Also, “ There aren’t many players with five Champions League titles, which is why I feel like I have a special bond with the competition.”