Messi ranks above Ronaldo in the top best athletes in history

Gol de Corazon site rates the Argentinian superstar as the best in sports history, surpassing Cristiano Ronaldo or Michael Jordan.

Messi is considered the best of all time.

Messi is considered the best of all time.

The Argentine newspaper’s criteria are based on: Number of individual or collective awards, influence on the sport, popularity and media impact, admiration and respect from other athletes. yourself, as well as the matches, events, and milestones of your life in the sport you represent.

Lionel Messi is considered the greatest athlete in history with a World Cup championship, won the Golden Ball 8 times, and is the best scorer of all time for Barcelona and Argentina.

The name ranked behind Messi is Cristiano Ronaldo. He is the top scorer in history (877 goals), owner of 5 Golden Balls, 5 Champions League championships and EURO 2016 title.

Previously, 90min commented: “Messi was, is and will always be ranked above Ronaldo. This is absolutely true. However, it cannot be denied how excellent Ronaldo is. He scored the most goals in history, won every title and was only missing one piece of the puzzle: the World Cup championship.”

The 40 greatest athletes in history, according to the ranking of Gol de Corazon.Messi brother 1Messi brother 1

The 40 greatest athletes in history, according to the ranking of Gol de Corazon.

In terms of popularity and influence, Messi and Ronaldo are also superior. Leo just reached 500 million followers on Instagram. On this social networking platform, Ronaldo ranks first with 623 million followers. These are also the two characters with the most followers on Instagram.

Ranked in the top 40 greatest athletes in history are also Michael Jordan (basketball), Mohammed Ali (boxing), Roger Federer (tennis), Pele (soccer), Rafael Nadal (tennis), Michael Phelps (tennis). swimming), Lebron James (basketball) and Tiger Woods (golf)…

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