Real Madrid star Ronaldo turned 30 on the weekend.
Windass wrote in the Hull Daily Mail: "I played for Bradford against a Manchester United side that included the likes of David Beckham, Roy Keane and Paul Scholes, I saw the tricky Italian Gianfranco Zola first-hand, as well as Arsenal's Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp. The Gunners also possessed the toughest defender I ever came up against in the form of Tony Adams.
"But for the stars on show, the best player I ever faced was in the Scottish Premiership. That honour goes to Paul Gascoigne.