We all know the story of the confrontation between Messi and Ronaldo. They are both successful players, so let's look through their success stories.
Lionel Andrés Messi
On May 1, 2005, Lionel managed to score the first goal against opponents of Albacete. Thanks to it, he became the youngest player of the Catalan club in the Spanish championship game. Footballer Lionel Messi has not yet reached adulthood then.
He got his first junior championship in 2005. In 2008 he already became an Olympic champion. In this year, Messi was also recognized to be the best football player and best striker of the European Cup season.
In 2001, he changed five teams within Sporting in just one year: he played for 16-year-olds, 17-year-olds, 18-year-olds, for a reserve team and, finally, for the first team. The transition from junior to adult football is always hard. When it happens so fast, the load on the psyche is extreme: you are constantly new in the team, plus no one has cancelled things like hazing. Ronaldo survived. But as soon as he became a teammate, he again got into an absolutely alien environment - he moved to England and became a prominent player of Manchester United. In 2009 he was transferred to Real. This event made him the most expensive player in football history. In 2018 he became a player of the Italian Juventus.