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Ronaldo Looks To Be Ahead Of Messi Despite Having A Weaker Team

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For over a decade, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been undoubtedly the best two players on the planet with Messi slightly edging the Portuguese in the Ballon d'Or award with 6 while Ronaldo has 5 to his name.

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The year 2021 has seen so many fairy tale stories restart and come to an end for both players as the Argentine left boyhood club FC Barcelona to PSG on a free while Ronaldo left Juventus for the club that moulded him into a superstar Manchester United.

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While many believed that Messi would struggle outside Spain having never left the country to play elsewhere, Ronaldo has continually proven himself wherever he went.

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This season has not seen both players at their very best due to the players ageing. Although Cristiano Ronaldo has stood out in all competitions scoring 5 goals in the Premier League and 6 in the Champions League while his rival Messi has only 3 in the Champions League and 1 in the Ligue 1 against Nantes last week, despite having a fully loaded star-studded team with the likes of Neymar, Ramos, Mbappe, Veratti, Marquinhos, Di Maria e.t.c compared to the struggling Manchester United team of the Portuguese superstar.

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This has shown that there is no stopping Ronaldo even as he seems to be ageing, the Portugal Captain' goals has also won more points for his team this season in the UEFA Champions League than any other player.

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Although Lionel Messi has been tipped for this year's Ballon d'Or after guiding his country to a Copa America triumph and breaking certain goalscoring records, Ronaldo is indeed a very possible candidate for the coveted award as he doesn't seem to show any signs of slowing down.

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