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Top Footballers who never fail to deliver under pressure.

Football is a physically demanding sport at the top level. Week in and week out, the entire globe tunes in to watch the best European clubs go about their business on the pitch.

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Because the stakes are so high, players are regularly subjected to a high amount of scrutiny. When the world expects them to achieve big, some players crumble or'choke,' while others flourish.


Let's take a look at the athletes that never fail to deliver under duress.


Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/Manchester United)

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Is there a player in the world that can compete with Cristiano Ronaldo in a major game? No, I don't believe so. According to statistics, Ronaldo does not appear to be under any kind of pressure. Whether it's late goals, comebacks, or scoring in Champions League finals, Ronaldo appears to be unfazed by the situation.

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He scored a last-minute equalizer for Manchester United against Villarreal on Wednesday night, when all hope seemed to be lost.

It's moments like this that cement Ronaldo's status as one of the greatest footballers of all time.


Sergio Ramos (Spain/Paris Saint-Germain)

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Sergio Ramos, one of the best captains in UEFA Champions League history, guided Real Madrid to three consecutive European trophies from 2016 to 2018.

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He was also a key player for Los Blancos in their legendary La Decima victory, scoring a stoppage time equalizer in the final. Ramos has two goals in Champions League finals while being a defender.


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Ramos has always demonstrated his fighting mentality, and he is not a man who will be intimidated on the football field. In truth, he is the one who makes others feel intimidated.


Ramos' uncompromising behavior has made him a controversial character, but there's no disputing that he's a champion and a serial winner.


Lionel Messi (Argentina/Paris Saint-Germain)

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Lionel Messi is regarded as one of the best football players of all time. He's had a fantastic club career and eventually won his first major international prize this past summer.

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During the early rounds of the 2018 World Cup, he was also harshly criticised. Argentina needed to beat Nigeria in their last group game to advance. He scored the game's first goal and had a match-winning performance for La Albiceleste.

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These are just a few examples from a career filled with memorable moments. After all, you don't win a record six Ballons d'Or by doing ordinary things, do you?


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