A great history The best players in the Argentine world, Lionel Messi, and Argentine Cristiano Ronaldo gathered in their direct confrontation before the Don left Real Madrid for Juventus, to close a history that spanned 9 years, during which 30 Classico players gathered in direct confrontations that ignited the fans of the two stars throughout these years.
And Cristiano Ronaldo has decided to leave Real Madrid 2018 season, leaving a great history and looking for a new glory in the Italian league, while Argentine Messi preferred to end his career in Barcelona.
The British newspaper "Sun" highlighted the career of the players and the ongoing struggle between their fans for the best and away from the individual awards for each of them has monitored the history of direct confrontations between the two stars.
"It is the question that divides soccer fans around the world, who is the best, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?"
They have given El Clásico real pleasure for nine years, and the newspaper indicated that we will consider how they compare when they face each other.
"The players know each other well, of course, after they have clashed with feet in dozens of competitions in El Clásico over the years, the El Clásico has always been more than just a football match for club lovers and the possession of the best players in the world of different dimensions," she said.
Ronaldo has faced Messi 30 times during his nine seasons, and Barcelona's top scorer has reached Real Madrid in all their meetings in 22 times, while Ronaldo may have six goals less, but he holds the record for scoring in the most consecutive Classicus in six consecutive games In 2012.
Messi also scored his 500th goal for the Catalan giants against Real in an exciting match in 2017, which also put Barcelona at the top of the Spanish League.
The Argentine is famous for taking off his No. 10 shirt in front of the Real fans to prove why he is considered the greatest soccer player of all time.
And the next time Ronaldo did not keep silent during his visits to Camp Nou and scored in the first leg in August 2017, and he imitated a great Farnemi celebration by displaying his shirt number 7 to the public, which made him receive the yellow card, and in the same game, Ronaldo obtained the second yellow card and was expelled, which led to To push the referee forward, and this was the only red card that appeared in the confrontations of the thirty duo where Messi managed to keep calm and escape with three whistles less than his archenemy.
When it comes to the success of Classico, the Argentine maestro was on the winning side more than Juventus, with four other wins.
Ronaldo scored only nine victories over Barcelona, with a victory rate of only 26 per cent as eight games ended in a draw.
The Portugal icon had left Real Madrid for a new challenge in Juventus 2018, while Messi played his full career in Barcelona, and he can be said to be the club's greatest player ever.
When Brazil's legend icon Pele spoke last week, 79-year-old Pele considered Messi the best player of this generation, just months after he sided with his archrival Ronaldo.
The newspaper said: "Pele may not be able to compare them, but in the face-to-face battles that Messi excels in, we just hope they get another battle before retiring."