This article has been updated for late 2017 (read down for update)
2016 was Cristiano Ronaldo’s year, winning the Champions League, the Euro Championships with Portugal, the Ballon d’Or and most recently Best FIFA Men’s Player of 2016. The last 12 months were definitely a year for him to remember.
It might make you forget the skillset of his Argentine rival, Lionel Messi. Let’s look at these two tremendous athletes and try and decide who is the better footballer.