Cristiano Ronaldo has mentioned he doesn’t see Barcelona’s Lionel Messi as a rival regardless of many individuals viewing them in that light.
He made this assertion during his unveiling as a Juventus player after finishing a €112m transfer from Real Madrid.
Both players have been thought-about as the very best on the earth for the last decade and have been on the heart of the rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona since Ronaldo moved to La Liga in 2009.
Nonetheless, the battle between Messi and Ronaldo could no longer have the identical intensity after the 33-year-old was formally unveiled as a Juventus player on Monday.
The Portuguese is now wanting ahead to replicating his unimaginable goalscoring report in Italy and win titles together with his fourth totally different club.
When requested about his rivalry with Messi, Ronaldo replied: ‘I do not see other players as rivals, that’s not who I am.
‘It was a great problem with Messi. ‘All of you preferred it and it was attention-grabbing. However I by no means noticed it as a rivalry.
‘You all the time wish to give it your all on your team, That is what I did for Sporting, Manchester United and Real Madrid. He has accomplished so for Barcelona.
‘On the finish of the day when all is alleged and accomplished, we’ll then see who’s the very best player between myself and Messi.’