Lionel Messi of Barcelona FC has named himself and rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, as the best players in the world.
The debate for who is the best among the two superstars have remained a topic which never seems to go away among Football fans, pundits and players.
The world have for a longtime been embroiled in the debate on who is the best footballer between Ronaldo and Messi, with opinion often divided on who is better.
However, speaking during a recent interview, Messi admitted they both rank as world’s best footballers.
He further named Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Luis Suarez and Sergio Aguero as the other players who have the potential to reach greater heights in the round-leather game.
“Today, Neymar, Mbappe, Suarez, Aguero can be the best in the world. Cristiano, I take him out and put him with me, a part.
I swear to you, I am being honest,”
Both Messi and Ronaldo had a longstanding rivalry in the La Liga, with each often trying to outshine the other in record breaking.