Pele: Ronaldo Definitely The Best In The World
Pele: Cristiano Ronaldo Definitely The Best In The World
Brazil legend Pele has insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo, who is believed to have had a fallout at Real Madrid, is the best player in the world.
The Portuguese has enjoyed a spectacular year so far, winning both the UEFA Champions League and La Liga titles, and could win another trophy with Portugal in the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Pele, who has hailed both Lionel Messi and the Portuguese before, has now insisted that Ronaldo is currently the best footballer in the world.
"Two years ago, I gave the (Ballon d'Or) trophy to him (Ronaldo) and it was an honour for me," he said, according to Football Espana.
"The best player in the world? No doubt. As I have mentioned, I think that today there is no doubt the best player, the best scorer and the best forward is Cristiano Ronaldo."
Ronaldo has been linked with a move away from Los Blancos in recent days, with speculation suggesting he wants to return to Manchester United.
The 32-year-old scored 42 goals and assisted a further 12 strikes in 46 matches for Real in the 2016/17 campaign.
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