I’m interested to see how this one goes given the number of folk on here that seem to believe Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player on the planet at present.
His burst of speed was unmatched in his prime. R9 all the wayCR7 has achieved an insane amount, R9 never won the champions league, but I have to be honest , I prefer the real Ronaldo , he was a phenomenon , utterly incredible.
His record, his entire play , if he wasn't injured so badly he would be the best ever , you saw how Brazil fell to pieces in 98 when he was injured .
In terms of what though? Goals scored?The fashionable answer would be Brazilian.
The only correct answer is Cristiano though, just look at the relative records the guy is an absolute colossus of the game.
Look at how many teams R9 played for , his record of games to goals, the amount of leagues he played , the top level teams he was at then add in his international record as well, how anyone could dismiss him is ridiculous !His burst of speed was unmatched in his prime. R9 all the way
Also 2nd all time on the World Cup top goalscorer charts from only 3 World Cups (94 doesn't count).I think its closer than some folk would have you believe. But Cristiano for me as I grew up watching him week in week out. I loved Ronaldo at the 2002 World Cup but that was all I saw of him at close to his peak. However I would chose to watch a fully fit Brazilian Ronaldo first over Cristiano.
Brazilian Ronaldo - 2 World Cups, 2 Copa America's and 3 World Player of the year awards. A whole load of cups in Europe but no Champions League and only 1 league title outside of Brazil (2 in Brazil).
Cristiano - 1 Euros, 5 Champions Leagues, 7 League titles and 5 World Player of the Year awards.
The Brazilian has a World Cup winners medal and until he was surpassed by Klosse was the all time leading goalscorer in the history of that tournament.CR7 the GOAT though as his records and achievements speak for themselves ahead of anybody else.
he has two World Cup winners medals. It’s a question I can’t answer the same each time I’d be asked.The Brazilian has a World Cup winners medal and until he was surpassed by Klosse was the all time leading goalscorer in the history of that tournament.
Doesn’t that speak for itself when compared with his Portuguese counterpart?