If we consider the best rivals in football, no one would hesitate to announce their name. Sometimes it is regarded that they are the best rivals ever not only in football but also in all sports. Yes, we are talking about the rivalry between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It was much most amazing when both of them played for the Spanish La Liga. The Argentine star Messi is still playing for the competition but the Portuguese star left the La Liga and has become a part of the Italian club. But still, Lionel Messi misses Cristiano Ronaldo in La Liga!
After the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from the Spanish club Real Madrid to the Italian side Juventus, Lionel Messi is feeling the lackings of the Portuguese forward in La Liga. When both of them were in the same league, it was not only increasing their personal rivalry but the competition La Liga was regarded as an extra level, according to the current Barcelona skipper.
Messi is missing his rivalry with Ronaldo ❤️ pic.twitter.com/MpIGPnpHEr
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) October 9, 2019
After passing nine long seasons at the Santiago Bernabeu, in the last July 2018, the former star of the Red Devils left them and moved to the Italian giants Juventus in exchange for a big amount. The 34 years old Portuguese star won the four Champions League titles wearing the Real’s shirt along with two La Liga titles. Besides, he also won a number of titles with the team. Besides, the current Juventus striker scored the highest 450 goals for Real Madrid considering all the competition.
And when we look at the career of Lionel Messi, the Argentine skipper won a total of four Champions League titles with Barcelona including the record ten La Liga titles. Besides, Lionel Messi is the highest goal scorer in La Liga and in the last January, he made another big record. However, the current Barcelona captain wanted CR7 in La Liga and if he was there, Messi would be very happy, the LM10 revealed that earlier today when he gave an interview to a radio.
🗣: Lionel Messi – “I wanted him[Ronaldo] to continue with Real Madrid. He gave a plus to the rivalry in the Clasico and La Liga.
— Goal Nigeria (@GoalcomNigeria) October 9, 2019
Messi also added that he can remember that at the beginning of the season he stated that Real Madrid will feel the lackings of Cristiano Ronaldo for sure like the other teams. But he also believes that Real still has a number of top-rated players and they can lead Real to the top position. Yes, it is Madrid and they have a long history.