Cristiano or Brazilian Ronaldo

Discussion in 'World Football' started by The Maestro, Dec 13, 2016.

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  1. freitassen

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    His point of Cristiani Ronaldo having a much easier job than Fat Ronaldo stands.

    Last year's Ballon d'Or, 8 out of the 10 best players came from Barcelona and Real Madrid. In 2015, 7 out of them from these two and Bayerb. 2014, ALL of them from these three sides.

    The last time someone other than Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or, 10 years ago, there were 9 different teams among the top 10.

    Granted, Ronaldo played in some great sides with awesome team mates but it's not like today where 3 or 4 teams pile top players and those break all records
     
  2. PaulM1888 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Firstly 'fat Ronaldo' deserves more respect than that.

    Secondly, it's subjective at the end of the day in the same way the Ballon d'Or is but one look at the teams Brazilian Ronaldo played in tells you he was at world class clubs full of world class team mates. Same as C Ronaldo and Messi.
     
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  4. Lewis1967

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    Brazilian was a much better footballer. The natural talent like Messi where you can just weave in and out with pace with the ball stuck to your feet and score.

    Cristiano is a great striker who scores bucket loads but also has many chances a game. I never been that impressed with his dribbling, rarely beats a man.
     
  5. Vic Vega

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    Brazilian Ronaldo for me. The Phenomenon.

    Imo the greatest striker of all time.

    Guy was on another planet. Made some of the best defenders ever to play the game look ordinary.
     
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  10. ILoveTheCeltic

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    Ended up watching videos of him there and noticed an ex Celtic legend...

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    Scheidt, Roberto Carlos, Dida, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo what a line-up
     
  11. Vader Batshitcrazy Gold Member

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    please check out the date when I wrote it.
     
  12. King of Kings Gold Member Gold Member

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    Cristiano unfortunately, the Brazialian Ronaldo was cooler, played football at a more interesting time and was phenomenally good, however longevity counts. Cristiano has been one of the best footballers in the world for the past decade which is amazing across any sport, not just football.
     
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    The question is at their peak. The very best version of each player.
     
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    cristiano
     
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    Again this is peak. The very best version. Brazilian Ronaldo before injury does everything better in almost every department.
     
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    of course he was great, but the Portuguese Ronaldo's consistency, dedication and longevity has to be admired. There are actually people who think he's not great technically which is a joke
     
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    Check this game, classic old 90s football. Absolute Superb it's the video I put that picture of Scheidt from



    Brazil should have destroyed them, Argentina got luck with the refs a few times.

    Ronaldo aged 22 pre injury and a 19 year old Ronaldinho.
     
  18. Matt_20

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    I hate him with a passion but it's clearly Cristiano. Over the distance there's absolutely no question. And if you want to talk "peak"? He scored more goals than games for five seasons in a row 2012-16, with the exception of a blip in 12/13 where he only managed a measly 55 in 55. Which is better than any the other Ronaldo managed. He's won the Champions League four times (four times more than Brazilian Ronaldo) and is the top scorer in that competition. It's not even close between them. He's as far away from Brazilian Ronaldo as Messi is to him.
     
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    Brazilian Ronaldo better player
    Cristiano Ronaldo better goalscorer - 600 competitive career goals (44 ahead of Messi) as of Wed 17 October shows that.
     
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    Cristiano is a better player.