What role does Cristiano Ronaldo in football history?
Finally, Cristiano Ronaldo won his second Golden Ball after obtained in 2009. He did comfortably beating Franck Ribéry and Leo Messi and doing justice to a direct football, full speed, and it has the goal their way of being. Exalted player Luso, man of character, leader of any equipment not matter its size and voracious He or had doubts that Cristiano was the best of 2013.
Their 69 goals, its essential role in the play-offs with his famous hat trick Sweden had put the player at a higher level than that of its two rivals, although the French had a bastion having achieved the triplet Bayern. Achieved the most important individual awards that a player can collect, The obvious question is to know what place Cristiano Ronaldo in football history. Are we their 28 years before and one of the five or ten best players of all time?
It's complicated, but there are grounds to believe that the Luso can already be considered one of the largest and occupy a place among the top ten ever. His record indicates 1 Champions, 1 Club World Cup, 3 Premier League, 1 League, 1 Portuguese league plus a glass in each of the three countries has played. That is to say, at club level he has won everything except that which has played the European Super Cup. If your collective palmares scares, at the individual level we are talking about a player with two Golden Balls, 4 of payment, 2 Golden Boots (top scorer of the continent), Top scorer in the Premier League and, best player in the UEFA Champions League and a long harvest of smaller titles that are of curriculum dream.
Finalist in Euro 2004 Portugal, He was also able to bring the lusos to the semifinals in Germany 2006. maybe, that is the great test that determines where the next World Cup truly is CR7. A good paper will enshrine, win would take him directly to be considered one of the greatest, but most.
With only four players with gold balls he (Messi, Cruyff, Platini and Van Basten), say that falls short of Zidane, Maradona, Skin, Di Stefano and Cruyff himself seems somewhat exaggerated. But nevertheless, So it is not to say that is the level above Messi, Van Basten o Platini.