Messi vs Ronaldo I’ll never seen player like him – Joe Cole names greatest footballer ever. Lionel Messi has been named as the best player in football history by Chelsea veteran Joe Cole.
Joe Cole insisted that neither Cristiano Ronaldo nor Diego Maradona could be used to compare the Argentine World Cup star with either of them.
The late Brazilian legend Pele is the only footballer that can be compared to Messi, according to the former Chelsea player.
The former England international said that the controversy surrounding Messi and Ronaldo has been resolved as a result of Argentina’s achievement at the 2022 World Cup.
There is always a discussion. He has won everything, therefore the discussion regarding this generation is now over, he told BT Sport.
“I’ve never seen a player like him; I believe only Pele can challenge him as the best player of all time. I believe he is in the same position as him, not above Ronaldo or Maradona.