- Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have continued to make impacts at their clubs
- Both stars have dominated world football for over ten years owing to their performances
- Major League Soccer stars have now joined the debate to choose who the better player between the stars is
Cristiano Ronaldo and his greatest rival Lionel Messi have continued to hug headlines despite playing in different European Leagues.
The 35-year-old ended his nine-year reign with Real Madrid in 2018 to start a new challenge with at Juventus.
Meanwhile, the Argentine star remained at the Camp Nou - scoring goals at almost every opportunity he gets.
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The 32-year-old scored four of his side's five goals against Eibar in last weekend's Spanish League encounter ahead of a crunch Champions League clash against Napoli this week.
However, the debate of who is better between the two top stars linger on with both legends and current players choosing which of them fits the 'Greatest Of All Time' tag.
Some of the Major League soccer stars have decided to bare their minds on which of them they consider better between the duo.
Portugal international Nani played alongside Ronaldo at Manchester United but currently plays for MLS side Orlando City - scoring 12 goals and five assists in his last 30 appearances.
And he was among the players whose opinions were sampled on the superstars and he did not mince words after saying his countryman is a better player.
But, among the 16 players who answered the questions, only five chose the former Real Madrid star while the remaining 11 others pitch their tents with the Barcelona captain.
Some of them agreed that Ronaldo is a prolific goals scorer but insisted that what Messi brings to his team supersedes just scoring.
The 32-year-old doesn't just score, he also creates chances - meaning that whenever he is not scoring, he is assisting his teammates to take up the responsibility.
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His hat-trick of assists helped Barca overcome Real Betis in a league game earlier this month, while the forward also assisted Ansu Fati against Levante.
Barcelona will now be counting on the Argentine's brilliance to help them overcome Napoli's obstacles in the Champions League this evening.
Legit.ng earlier reported that former Barcelona superstar Samuel Eto'o has rated Cristiano Ronaldo as the best of all time.
The Cameroonian said this while speaking with Sky Sport was asked to talk on his former club Inter Milan and Juventus who are both in serious race for this season's League title.
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