by Chi Ibe
Sir Alex Ferguson, the Manchester United FC boss recently compared Cristiano Ronaldo to Barcelona FC striker Lionel Messi saying Ronaldo was just as good .
Ferguson who made this judgement as he awaits a possible reunion with Ronaldo said he has monitored Ronaldo since he left the club in June 2009 and believes he is right up there with Barcelona’s Argentinean ace Messi as the best of his generation.
Ronaldo is well known for his dribbling and passing skills, specifically the style of his play and scoring goals. Ronaldo was the first player to win all four main PFA and FWA awards in 2007, and placed second in the Ballon d’Or in 2007, 2009, and 2011.
Lionel Messi known as the wizard of football after Diego Armando Maradona, is well known for dribbling and scoring fantastic goals, he recently became a father and has signed his child to his football club where he was first discovered and trained. Messi is the fourth football player to have won the Ballons d’Or thrice and the second player to win three consecutive Ballons d’Or.