Ronaldo vs Messi rivalry– We were witnessing the biggest rivalry between two best football players Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo facing each other for the first time in more than two years after their team Barcelona and Juventus (Barca vs Juve) were drawn together in the Champions League group stage.
These two players are the best rivalry in football history and they both keep breaking each other’s records, scoring goals and winning big titles. Earlier these two players faced each other in the 2007/08 season, when Ronaldo won the Champion League with Manchester United and Messi won the 2009 final against his Red devil in Rome.
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Messi won the Champions League, La Liga and Spanish cup title with Barca and Messi also played the FIFA world cup in 2014 and three copa american finals but never won the trophy. But Ronaldo managed to lead Portugal to the UEFA Euro title in 2016. The pair faced twice in the same semifinal during the 2011 season when Barcolena beat Real 3-1 on aggregate in the semi-finals.
Juventus Vice president Pavel Nedved said it will be a huge clash because two biggest players in the world Messi and Ronaldo are facing each other and it will be also tough for Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo because he doesn’t have any previous coaching experience. Barcelona v/s Juventus is in Group G and people are getting more excited as two legendary competitors are playing against each other.
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