Former Real Madrid manager includes Lionel Messi but not Cristiano Ronaldo in the list of ‘geniuses’ in football

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Former Real Madrid manager includes Lionel Messi but not Cristiano Ronaldo in the list of ‘geniuses’ in football

Former Real Madrid administrator Fabio Capello hailed Cristiano Ronaldo as a 'champion' however included most despised adversary Lionel Messi over him in the rundown of masters in football. 

Addressing Sky Sports Italia, Capello said something regarding Cristiano Ronaldo's enormous hattrick against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League that permitted Juventus to topple a 2-0 first leg shortage, yet would not place him in the equivalent cader as Lionel Messi. 

 

"Ronaldo's an uncommon footballer, yet Messi is a virtuoso," he said. 

"There are three prodigies in football: Pele, Maradona and Messi. Enough said. Ronaldo is exceptionally solid as he gives you a chance to win everything, except Messi is a virtuoso and something different." 

He at that point proceeded to detail precisely why Messi was a 'virtuoso' yet Ronaldo wasn't. "I confronted Messi when he was 16 years of age and I was stunned," Capello related. 

"He did likewise things he does today yet 20 years more youthful in light of the fact that he was brought into the world a virtuoso. 

"He designs things that others don't see. Ronaldo has made himself a victor, yet not a virtuoso," he emphasized. 

Ronaldo's Juventus face mammoth executioners Ajax – who fantastically dumped Real Madrid out of the challenge – next in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, while Messi's Barcelona take on Manchester United.

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