Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will go down as two of the greatest footballers to ever grace the game.
We may never see an era dominated by the same two men again. For over a decade, the pair have been untouchable.
Fans love to argue over who truly deserves the GOAT crown but in all honesty, it will be so hard to separate the two once they retire.
Instead, we should just sit back and enjoy their brilliance for the time they have left on a football pitch.
That seems to be exactly what one Twitter user is doing after posting a video comparing Messi and Ronaldo, which has since gone viral.
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It begins with footage of the pair celebrating success with their respective teams – Barcelona and Real Madrid.
The comes a compilation of the pairs greatest goals back-to-back, with commentators gushing over the sheer brilliance of both men.
After that, the video rolls into BT Sport pundits Gary Lineker and Rio Ferdinand praising Messi and Ronaldo, before their impact off the pitch is shown at the end. Check it out below:
Wow, what a brilliant compilation. It’s not surprising the video already has over 23,000 likes and 11,000 retweets in less than 24 hours.
We may never see anything like these two again.
Supporters may love to argue over who the best player is, but the pair themselves have been nothing but complimentary about each other.
“I have an excellent professional relationship with Messi because we have been sharing the same moments for 15 years.”
The Argentine also recently spoke about their special rivalry last year:
“The sporting duel between us was very nice on a personal level and I think people had fun too, whether it was from Madrid or from Barca, or even only football fans in general.”
If both men can be civil with one another despite their rivalry, then football fans really should be too.
Just sit back and enjoy Messi and Ronaldo while they’re still on top because they won’t be around forever.