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What Does Ronaldo Have That Messi Does Not Have?

Ronaldo and Messi are two of the greatest players the beautiful game has ever produced. Fans of the two frequently quarrel over who is superior. Even Pele once stated that "Messi possesses only one ability." There are several characteristics that one of these two possess that the other does not, but these are the three that stick out. 

To answer your question:

1.Ronaldo has a bigger ego. This is frequently what motivates him to do such incredible feats. To be clear, I am a die-hard Ronaldo fan, but it does not mean I am blind to the fact that he is extremely egocentric. He is driven to succeed regardless of the circumstances, and this combination of motivation, ego, and commitment has propelled him to the top of the list of all-time leading goal scorers in the history of football. Isn't this a healthy ego? 

2. A bigger arsenal of skills. Cristiano Ronaldo is regarded as a skill legend (and not just because I am a fan) for his acrobatic maneuvers on the pitch. Additionally, he is well-known for his free kicks (the knuckle ball) and deft movements. He undertakes all of this to ensure that he completes whatever task he is assigned in the field. He will go to any length to guarantee his name appears on the scoresheet. 

3.Height: To be honest, this one was a little self-evident. Lionel Messi is 1.7m (175cm or 5ft7in) tall, while Cristiano Ronaldo is 1.87m tall (187cm or 6ft 2in). This also gives him an advantage when confronting physically imposing opponents, enabling him to compete in any football league he enters. 

In conclusion, while we could spend an entire day (let alone an entire year) debating what Messi has that Ronaldo does not and what Ronaldo has that Messi does not, it is worth noting that these two have shared the Ballon d'Or for the last decade and their trophy haul and path to the top are unprecedented. Let us simply appreciate their football accomplishments and be delighted for these two unmatched football heroes. 

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