'The GOAT' – Liverpool legend hails former Manchester United great Cristiano Ronaldo

Steven Gerrard challenges Cristiano Ronaldo in England's Euro 2004 quarter-final against Portugal.
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Manchester United and Real Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo has been hailed by Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard as "the GOAT".

Former rivals on the pitch in the Premier League, both men are working in Saudi Arabia now – Ronaldo as a player for Al-Nassr and Gerrard as manager of Al-Ettifaq.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.