Manchester City’s tactician, Pep Guardiola, cannot deny the fact that he admires the dominance that has been consistently guarded by two of the world’s best players, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. According to Pep, the dominance of both of them is so impressive, because it has consistently been going on for the past decade.
As is known, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have indeed dominated the title of the world’s best players in the last 10 years. Starting with Ronaldo’s success in winning the Ballon d’Or in 2008, then Messi won the trophy 4 times fortunately, since 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012. After that Ronaldo won the trophy in 2013 and 2014. Messi won the 5th award in 2015. In the past two years, it was Ronaldo’s turn to fulfill his collection.
It could be said that during the last 10 years, nothing has rivaled the two players in the public assessment of the world’s best player category. It must be admitted also, these two players can consistently maintain their best performance over the past 10 years. Naturally, if Pep Guardiola’s classmates were very impressed with the dominance of the two players.
“Leo [Messi] is very competitive, beast. Its nature when playing helps other players to be competitive too. He hates defeat and plays like a child. In the big game, if the team wants to help Messi, he will definitely be a differentiator. Together with Cristiano [Ronaldo], we are all alive and still witnessing the era of two phenomena.”
“They have passed ten years by scoring 50 goals in a season. It was incredible! The problem is they are doing it not only within a year, but year after year, again and again,” said Pep as reported by Four Four Two.