Dani Carvajal risks stirring controversy with Cristiano Ronaldo following his recent remarks comparing the Portuguese star with Lionel Messi.
Having shared the pitch with Ronaldo during their time at Real Madrid, where they clinched four Champions League titles together, Carvajal has witnessed Ronaldo’s brilliance firsthand. However, despite his allegiance to Ronaldo, Carvajal refrains from favoring one over the other in the perennial debate between Ronaldo and Messi.
Instead, he acknowledges both players as exceptional talents, describing them as “monsters” with unique attributes. In an interview with Daniel Habif, Carvajal expressed his view: “Messi or Ronaldo? I put them on the same level. I don’t prefer one over the other.
They are monsters in every sense of the word, and I could not choose either this or that. I think they are very different. Messi is a player who can go back, receive the ball, and create attacks, and then he can participate in the play and create.
Cristiano is a monster at scoring goals, attacking the area, and finishing. If they were playing together, they would have been a bomb. And it would have been interesting to see.” Carvajal’s comments, although a testament to his admiration for both players, might not sit well with Ronaldo, especially given their shared history at Real Madrid.
This statement follows NFL legend Tom Brady’s recent struggle to pick between Messi and Ronaldo, indicating the ongoing allure of the debate surrounding these two football icons.