Lionel Messi News elucidates The Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has set up an example for the Bulgarian international at Manchester United but he still feels that Messi is the best what football could have ever have.
According to the former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov, Lionel Messi is still one step further than Cristiano Ronaldo,
This time also Cristiano Ronaldo claimed the individual award in a second time in a row after helping his side Real Madrid to claim the La Liga glory and claiming the Champions League trophy.
In his football career Berbatov played alongside Ronaldo when he both of them were at Manchester United later Ronaldo joins the Real Madrid team, but though this season Ronaldo wins the individual award Berbatov thinks Messi is the pinnacle of the football world.
In an interview, he says: “He's the f***ing greatest. Ronaldo is brilliant, Messi is more my kind of player,"
"He sees the game so clearly. He can score, create, he's the complete player, the best ever probably.”
Dimitar believes that the aspiring players should follow Ronaldo’s work rate instead of Ronaldo’s playing style.
He added: “Young players try and imitate the best players like Ronaldo. They try to imitate the hair, the clothes, the cars, the tricks,"
"I try to tell them how hard Cristiano Ronaldo trained in training and after training.
"He only wanted to be the best. Everything else came after.”