When comparing the greatest footballers of all time, former Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez described Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi as “out of the ordinary,” according to 90min reports. He refused to choose between the duo and Argentina’s legendary Diego Maradona, who died on November 25, 2020. Between 2007 and 2009, Tevez was a Manchester United teammate of Ronaldo, as well as an international teammate of Messi between 2005 and 2015.
“They are two greats,” Tevez told ESPN via Football. I felt at ease with both of them. Both were enjoyable and educational for me. They’re both out of the ordinary in some way.
“With Cristiano, I was involved in the day-to-day, whereas with Leo, I was involved in the national team.” They come from another world. They are still among football’s elite, which is extremely difficult. It’s something to be proud of. You have to give credit where credit is due to those types of players.” Ronaldo and Messi have a combined total of 13 Ballon d’Or, with many comparing them to Maradona. When comparing Messi to the late legend in the debate over who is the greatest, Tevez added: