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7 Players That Once Played Alongside Ronaldo And Messi

The game of football has produced a lot of great men, who are known as icons or legends due to their impact on the game. The likes of Diego Maradona, Pele, Ronaldo Delima, Buffon, Casillas, and many others are worthy examples of legends the game has produced.

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However, the duo of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi could easily be thrown into that category due to their consistent display over the years. They have dominated the world of football for the past 10 years or more, winning several personal gongs and international recognition, which was achievable through winning trophies.

However, Ronaldo and Messi have represented different clubs and countries and through that journey, they have played with different players but some players have played in the same team with the duo.

(1) Di Maria

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The Argentine man was a teammate with Cristiano Ronaldo during their time with Real Madrid and he is currently a clubmate with Lionel Messi, who recently joined PSG following the expiration of his contract at Barcelona.

Di Maria and Messi also play for the Argentine national team and they recently led the country to a Copa America glory.

(2) Gonzalez Higuáin

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The Inter Miami forward played with Lionel Messi at the national team level before announcing his retirement in 2019.

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Higuáin was also a teammate with Cristiano Ronaldo when they were both donning Real Madrid jerseys. The duo also played together at Juventus.

(3) Miralem Pjanić

The Bosnia international was a teammate with Cristiano Ronaldo during his playing days with Juventus. He joined Barcelona in a swap deal that saw Arthur Melo go the other way.

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Miralem Pjanić would go on to play beside Lionel Messi when he was still a Barcelona player.

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(4) Arthur Melo

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The Brazilian international is currently a club teammate with Cristiano Ronaldo, they are both donning Juventus jerseys.

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Arthur Melo's first European transfer saw him secure a move to Barcelona, where he played alongside Lionel Messi before joining Juve.

(5) Carlos Tevez

The former West Ham striker got the privilege to team up with Cristiano Ronaldo after securing a move to Manchester United. They both became a terror to EPL defenders during their time in England.

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He won the champions league with the Red Devils, where they defeat Chelsea in the final via penalty shootouts.

Tevez played with Messi at the national scene, although they failed to win silverware together.

(6) Paulo Dybala

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The Argentina international is currently plying his trade at Juventus, where he is a teammate with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Dybala played alongside Messi as they deliver the Copa America trophy to their beloved country.

(7) Gerard Piqué

The defender played with Messi for many years, winning countless trophies while donning Barcelona's jerseys.

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Gerard Piqué also starred alongside Cristiano Ronaldo during his 4 years at Manchester United. He won his first champions league trophy during the 2007/2008 season.

However, the newest man that will join the list is Sergio Ramos, he will be teaming up with Messi at Paris Saint-Germain. He enjoyed great success with Cristiano Ronaldo during their time as Real Madrid players.

Which player did I omit and which of these players come as a surprise to you?

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