Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, has described the rivalry between Cristiano Ronaldo, the former Real Madrid striker, who left for Juventus in the summer as good for their fans.
The Argentine and Portuguese stars who have five Ballon d’Or awards each battled for supremacy in the La Liga for years. But Messi believes that his rivalry with Cristiano Ronaldo in Spain was “healthy” and was good for fans.
“The rivalry with Cristiano was very healthy and good for the fans,” the 31-year-old told Marca.
During Ronaldo’s time with the Real Madrid, he won La Liga twice and lifted the Champions League four times. While Messi has won nine La Liga titles and has also lifted the Champions League four times.