Over the years, there has not been a bigger debate in football than who the better player is between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Despite many siding with the Argentine, here are 10 big names who have backed the Portuguese superstar as the world's best.
Click through the gallery above to see 10 people who have backed Ronaldo as the world's best player ahead of Messi.
The two superstars are considered among the greatest players ever to have played football, alongside the likes of Diego Maradona and Pele. While many consider Messi the greatest in history, Ronaldo has made a strong case for himself going down as the best of all time, or at least according to some.
The aforementioned Pele himself has addressed the "Ronaldo vs Messi" debate, and while his thoughts and opinions have often changed, he has on a number of occasions backed the Portuguese over the Argentine.
Roma legend Francesco Totti once said he believes the former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward is ahead of the likes of Messi and Neymar, and Ronaldo's ex-manager Zinedine Zidane shared that sentiment too.
Even Paris Saint-Germain and France striker Kylian Mbappe admitted to siding with Ronaldo more often than he does with Messi in the debate, but to see exactly what the Frenchman and others have said about the Juve striker, click through the gallery above!
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