Pedri Gonzalez explains his choice between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo debate.
Although Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo both left Barcelona and Real Madrid for greener pastures, the argument about who has been the better player throughout their careers rages on.
Many people compared the duo’s performances at Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain just the previous season to determine who won. Pedri, who spent one season at Barcelona playing alongside Messi, offered his opinion on the age-old argument.
“Watching Cristiano score goals is a tremendous spectacle; he is an amazing player. However, Messi is a player that gives you everything, so for me, I stick with Leo Messi,” he said to TCL in his capacity as their official brand ambassador, as reported by SPORF.
The Spanish international’s answer is ultimately not surprising given that he played alongside the Argentine legend during his final season at the club, when he amassed an incredible 38 goals and 14 assists across all competitions.
Pedri’s opinion is undoubtedly influenced by the fact that he practices with a player of Messi’s caliber every day, that he shares the field with the now-PSG superstar, and that he has seen him change games on his own.
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Additionally, the chance to play with perhaps the greatest player in Barcelona’s history has always motivated each player who has joined Barça over the years.
It is difficult to find fault with the 19-year-justification old’s for the Ronaldo-Messi controversy despite his connections to the Catalan team.
While Cristiano Ronaldo has been a football phenomenon, Lionel Messi stands out from the competition due to his exceptional ability to score goals and make other players better.
Pedri is already a favorite among the crowd, and his preference for Messi over Ronaldo will make the crowd even more enamored of him.