Messi started playing football as a boy and in 1995 joined the youth team of Newell’s Old Boys (a Rosario-based top-division football club). Messi’s phenomenal skills garnered the attention of prestigious clubs on both sides of the Atlantic.
Who first started football between Messi and Ronaldo?
Ronaldo was born in Funchal, Madeira, in Portugal, on February 5th 1985. He began playing football at age 8, when he joined amateur youth team Andorinha. In 1995, he signed with the local club Nacional, and was then signed by Sporting CP. Messi was born in Rosario, Argentina, on June 24th 1987.
What teams did Messi play for?
Ronaldo’s international career puts him on a higher level than Messi. In fact, Messi has never won an international trophy. He lost finals in both the Copa America (the South America championship) and the World Cup. Meanwhile, Ronaldo led his Portugal side to win the 2016 European Championship.
Who got more fans Messi or Ronaldo?
Ronaldo is the first person who has crossed 100, 200, 250 million fan base first time on Instagram. On Facebook, Messi has a huge fan base. 90 million+ members have joined his page on Facebook. On Facebook also, Ronaldo is more popular than Messi with 124 million+ followers.
Who is the god of football?
He was none other than Diego Maradona, one of the world’s greatest football players, also called ‘The God of Football’. He saw heaven and hell on Earth and died Wednesday at the age of 60. Maradona was a player who, apart from scoring goals, also made mistakes.
Who is the goat of soccer?
GOAT of Football in 2021: Lionel Messi Lionel Messi is considered by many the greatest footballer of all time, and 2021 was the year Lionel Messi finally broke his international curse, by lifting the long awaited Copa America title for Argentina.
Why is Ronaldo Ronaldo?
Ronaldo’s father, José Dinis Aveiro, was the equipment manager for the local club Andorinha. (The name Ronaldo was added to Cristiano’s name in honour of his father’s favourite movie actor, Ronald Reagan, who was U.S. president at the time of Cristiano’s birth.)
Who is the king of football now?
Lionel Messi is called as the Football king in 2021.