Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Deco explains the major difference between the pair that separates them

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? When it comes to settling the debate on who is the greatest player of all time, the conversation usually surrounds two separate individuals.

Messi and Ronaldo have been at the top of their game for as long as most can remember, collecting awards and trophies most could only ever dream of. But it is that very topic of who is the best that we recently asked former Barcelona man Deco, as he tried to describe to FourFourTwo just what it is like to be quizzed on the topic time and time again...

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Matthew Holt

Bio: Matthew is a freelance journalist and has currently racked up bylines for Manchester United, Manchester Evening News, GOAL and SPORTbible to name a few. A long-term sufferer of Scunthorpe United, he currently resides in the north-west after escaping the smog of North Lincolnshire.