Register Login Scores

English Premier League

“Beckham Was Better Defensively Than Ronaldo”

Cristiano Ronaldo took over the famous number seven shirt from David Beckham at Manchester United but it is claimed the Englishman was better defensively than the Portuguese.

Read: Beckham: Sir Alex Made Me Shave My Head

Both players have a lot in common as they rose to stardom at Old Trafford, winning several titles – including the Champions League.

Beckham played between 1992 and 2003 before joining Real Madrid, while Ronaldo joined Old Trafford the following season and only left the club in 2009.

United legend Gary Neville played alongside both players and has now revealed that the former England captain did more defensive work than Ronaldo

“Beckham. Definitely Beckham,” he replied on talkSPORT when asked who was helping him better on the right flank.

“Ronaldo just ignored me.”

Ronaldo eventually followed Beckham’s path to Real Madrid and it is often claimed that the three-time Ballon d’Or winner still lacks defensive work.

Read: Ronaldo Clashes With Journalist

Beckham made 374 appearances for United, scoring 83 goals and assisting a further 27, while Ronaldo wore the Red Devils shirt 291 times, scoring 118 goals and assisting in 65 more.

Would you agree that Beckham worked more defensively than Ronaldo? Have your say in the comments section below.

African Outscores Messi & Ronaldo In 2015

Ronaldo Clashes With Journalist

Did You Know CR7 Made His International Debut v South Africa?


Top 5

Chiefs Officially Unveil New Home And Away Kit

164 Sep 22, 2020 02:50 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today

Sep 14, 2020 08:30 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Hunt’s Impressions Of Chiefs Village, Message To Supporters

87 Sep 22, 2020 07:12 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

14 Footballers Who Have Degrees

15 Sep 16, 2020 08:30 PM in World News

6 Stars Who Could Be Affected By Tyson & Hotto's Arrival

7 Sep 22, 2020 01:20 PM in Orlando Pirates

Chiefs Officially Unveil New Home And Away Kit

164 Sep 22, 2020 02:50 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Chiefs Fans Outraged Over Bold Amakhosi Jersey Making the Rounds Online

29 Sep 18, 2020 05:02 PM in The Best Of The Rest

The 10 Highest-Paid Liverpool Stars Revealed

9 Sep 20, 2020 06:35 PM in English Premier League

Chiefs Identify First Assistant For Hunt…

138 Sep 18, 2020 10:26 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

8 Transfers Close To Being Completed

Sep 21, 2020 06:27 PM in World News

Tyson’s Bucs Contract Length Revealed

34 Sep 22, 2020 08:30 AM in Orlando Pirates

11 Footballers Who Went Broke

33 Jun 10, 2020 07:15 PM in World News

The 10 Richest Footballers In The World

11 May 20, 2020 08:32 PM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar Watch

Alleged Death Threats Made To Khanye For Chiefs Analysis!

188 Sep 22, 2020 03:43 PM in Kaizer Chiefs