Man City midfielder Toure rates Messi ahead of Ronaldo

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure rates former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi ahead of Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure rates former Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi ahead of Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

Toure reckons stopping Messi will be a huge hurdle to overcome in their Champions League clash.

He said: “That’s also a problem.

“For me he is the best. It’s true that Cristiano Ronaldo won the last Ballon d’Or, but I think if Messi hadn’t had that injury which kept him sidelined for a month he would have won it again.

“As we often say, Cristiano Ronaldo’s unlucky to find himself in the Messi era, and this era is about Messi.”

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