Marco Van Basten,a previous Ajax and AC Milan striker has favored one side in the long-standing discussion on whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player on the planet.
“Cristiano Ronaldo is a great player, but those who claim that he is better than Messi don’t understand anything about football or say it in bad faith.”
“Messi is unique, inimitable and unrepeatable. Players like him appear every 50 or 100 years.”
“As a child he fell into the pot of football genius.”
“I basically stopped playing at 28″.I had won three Ballon d’Ors.” He told Corriere della Sera.
Marcel Marco van Basten is a Dutch football manager and former professional football player, who played for Ajax and A.C. Milan, as well as the Netherlands national team, as a striker. He is regarded as one of the greatest players in the history.