“Ronaldo’s an extraordinary footballer, but Messi is a genius” – Capello


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Former England boss Fabio Capello has claimed whereas Cristiano Ronaldo ‘has made himself a champion’, Lionel Messi ‘is a genius’.

It’s been an enormous week for each Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Each gamers confronted crunch Champions League clashes towards Atletico Madrid and Lyon and wanted to step up.

Protected to say, each gamers did simply that.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored an impressive hat-trick to drag Juventus through to the next round of the Champions League.

In the meantime, Messi took centre stage as Barcelona thrashed Lyon 5-1, securing their place within the subsequent spherical.

Now, that age-old debate of Lionel Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo has been reopened.

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TURIN, ITALY – MARCH 12: Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus celebrates after scoring the opening aim in the course of the UEFA Champions League Spherical of 16 Second Leg match between Juventus and Membership de Atletico Madrid at Allianz Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photograph by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Pictures)

“He invents issues that others don’t see”

Former supervisor Fabio Capello has even chimed in on the talk.

When requested concerning the pair, Capello admitted that Ronaldo ‘has made himself a champion’.

Nevertheless, ‘Messi is a genius and one thing else’ based on the previous AC Milan boss.

“Ronaldo’s a unprecedented footballer, however Messi is a genius,”  Capello defined to Sky, as cited by Goal. 

“There are three geniuses in soccer: Pele, Maradona and Messi. Interval. Ronaldo could be very robust as he allows you to win every little thing, however Messi is a genius and one thing else.

“I confronted Messi when he was 16 years previous and I used to be amazed. He did the identical issues he does at this time however 20 years youthful as a result of he was born a genius.

“He invents issues that others don’t see. Ronaldo has made himself a champion, however not a genius.”


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“Residence we smash them”: Evra reveals pre-Atletico Ronaldo messages

Even earlier than a ball was kicked within the second leg of Juventus vs Atletico Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo had already predicted the result.

In a message launched by Patrice Evra, Ronaldo admitted that Juventus would ‘smash’ Atletico at house.

Click here to see the full messages. 


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