Italy Legend Snubs Ronaldo, Names Messi, & 4 Other Stars in 5 All-time Best Players

Italy Legend Snubs Ronaldo, Names Messi, & 4 Other Stars in 5 All-time Best Players

  • Antonio Cassano has refused to rate Cristiano Ronaldo among the top five great footballers of all time despite his achievements
  • The former Real Madrid star believes the likes of Pele, Lionel Messi, Maradona and Delima are above Ronaldo
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is currently playing for Manchester United having made his return after three years at Juventus

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Former Italian footballer Antonio Cassano has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is not on the list of the top five great players of all time despite the Portugal international having 5 Ballon d'Or awards.

Cristiano Ronaldo is no doubt one of the best players on earth considering the records he has set and achievements so far in his professional football career.

The Portugal international started his career back in Portugal on the streets before joining Sporting Lisbon where he was impressive.

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Cristiano Ronaldo is in action for Premier League side Manchester United. Image: @Simon Stacpoole
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Those in charge at Manchester United then noticed Cristiano Ronaldo's game at Sporting Lisbon and they went for his signature as the Portuguese made his name during his first stint at Old Trafford.

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According to the report on Marca and Mirror, Antonio Cassano who played for Real Madrid is not convinced that Cristiano Ronaldo should be among the top five players of all time.

Antonio Cassano's reaction

"He's not even among the top five players of all time. Lionel Messi, Pele, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff and Ronaldo Nazario are on another level."

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have been in serious rivalry for years as these two footballers have their fans arguably everywhere in the world.

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to be in action for Manchester United in the Champions League against Atalanta

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Panic in Brazil as Neymar discloses when he will retire from international football in a stunning revelation

In a previous story, Briefly News posted that Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain has explained that he will do all his best to help Brazil win the 2022 World Cup claiming that the tournament scheduled for Qatar would be his last.

There is no doubt about the fact that Neymar is one of the best forwards in the world and the former Barcelona star has made 114 appearances for Brazil since making his debut in 2010.

During the 2014 World Cup hosted by Brazil, Neymar was among the Brazilian players who featured and he also represented his country at the 2018 edition in Russia.

By the time the 2026 World Cup will be staged, Neymar will be 34 and the Brazilian is of the view that he might not have the energy to play again then.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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