Lionel Messi is undoubtedly one of the greatest footballers of all time and one of the two best in the current time. The rivalry between Messi and Cristiano started more than a decade ago. They have shared the same platform or stage for the last twelve years at least. Now, they have come to the end of their professional career. CR7 is current 35 and LM10 is 32. But their performance has not become dim but getting sharper day by day. In the Spanish La Liga, Barcelona winger failed to score goals in their last four matches consecutively. In his bad time when he is suffering from goals drought, Cristiano is scoring regularly. Earlier today, Messi gave an interview to a local news portal. According to the news, Cristiano’s amazing performance impressed Lionel Messi!
Lionel Messi won his last Ballon d’Or in the last season and owned the record. In the ongoing season, his temporary goals drought does not make him worry. Besides, in the last three matches of Barcelona, LM10 assisted six times so far. During his goals drought, Cristiano is making the goals flood. In the ongoing season of Serie A, the Portuguese forward has found the net in his last eleven matches consecutively. In his last 14 matches, Cristiano scored a total of 18 goals so far. Considering all, the former Real Madrid striker has scored a total of 24 goals so far.
🗣️ Messi on Cristiano Ronaldo:
“It’s normal that he continues to score. He is a predatory striker, he loves to score. Any day he plays, he will score. He has many good attributes as a forward and at the minimum he converts.” pic.twitter.com/spqWjL0gRj
— Cristiano Ronaldo Fans (@TheRonaldoTeam) February 20, 2020
However, Lionel Messi is not worried about his goal drought neither he is thinking about Cristiano’s brilliant performance. According to the Argentine forward, it is fully natural that Cristiano is scoring goals. To a local newspaper, Messi revealed that. He has praised his arch-rival Ronaldo in the meantime. Messi told that Cristiano is a destructive striker. He scores the goal which is fully normal. He loves to score the goal.
Messi is full of praise for Ronaldo’s remarkable ability to find the back of the net 👏👏 pic.twitter.com/CvSuc47ppF
— Goal (@goal) February 20, 2020
As a forward, he has possessed all the qualities. And if he gets a little chance, he is ready to use it. But it does not mean that Messi is passing totally off-form. In the season, by playing 19 matches, he has scored 14 goals so far. As stated by Lionel Messi, his physical condition is too good.
In the ongoing season, Barcelona and Real Madrid are fighting for the league title. It makes the competition more attractive. Both teams are losing points at the same time. But still, now, Real Madrid is one point ahead of the Catalan club.