Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi, says former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson

first_imgFormer Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson on Wednesday said that Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are unquestionably the world’s two best footballers, but to tell who is the best among them he declared: “Ronaldo’s my boy”.”Messi and Ronaldo have been consistent for many years, they have never let down their teams, these two guys are above everyone, there’s no question about that,” said the legendary football manager to Sky Sports News,In the last 12 months, Messi has become Los Cules all-time record goal scorer and Ronaldo is just three away from breaking Raul’s goal scoring record at the Santiago Bernabeu.Also read: Ronaldo surpasses Messi as the all-time CL top scorerThe two footballers have each won the Ballon d’Or in the last seven years. The Argentinian, after a terrific season with Barcelona, is the favourite to claim the title of the footballer of the year for the fifth time. Ferguson was asked who is the best among the two. The former Manchester United manager without much of a confusion said “Ronaldo’s my boy”.Ronaldo spent five years under Ferguson’s guidance at Old Trafford before joining Real Madrid in 2009, and Messi twice condemned him to Champions League heartbreak .last_img read more

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