Who was the GOAT of the 2010s decade? Find out here as we give you five reasons Cristiano Ronaldo deserves the title over Lionel Messi.
The ultimate debate on who is the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has lasted an entire decade.
The duo have been the ruling forces in world football for a long time, and they’ve shattered countless records. A combined total of 11 Ballon d’Ors between them isn’t enough to sum it all up.
Many players, analysts and coaches have all voiced contrasting opinions making it even more difficult for us to decide.
704 – Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo scored a combined 704 league goals during the 2010s – the exact same number Arsenal scored in the Premier League this decade. Phenoms. #Opta2010s pic.twitter.com/8u9U08pFd5
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 29, 2019
In the 2010s decade anyway, we can safely say that Ronaldo and Messi were the undisputed best players.
And while Messi took home a record sixth Ballon d’Or in December, Ronaldo deserves the 2010s GOAT crown.
So with this in mind, we give you the five reasons the Juventus star was the better player.