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Ronaldo gets off to Xavi after comments about Messi

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Ronaldo gets off to Xavi after comments about Messi

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Cristiano Ronaldo has Saturday after the match against Osasuna (5-2 win) sharply reacted to statements of former Barcelona player Xavi.

Xavi stated earlier this week that the Portuguese is back from Real Madrid, an “extraordinary” player, but that he can’t be compared to Lionel Messi, because these are of a different order.

According to the 133-times Spanish international has Ronaldo’s bad luck that he was in the era with Messi playing football. “The only people who is Ronaldo compared with Messi live in Madrid.”

The Portuguese said afterwards that he by the idea that the Spaniard is only looking for attention. “Xavi? He plays not in Qatar? Of course everybody knows that he is the front pages quotes, as he is about me talking”, said Ronaldo. “Xavi has never been a prize for the best footballer in the world won. I have three of them.”

Ronaldo made Saturday against Osasuna after two months of his comeback, after he won the european CHAMPIONSHIP final with Portugal from had fallen with a knee injury.

The 31-year-old footballer scored already in the sixth minute and was after a little more than an hour, replaced by Karim Benzema.

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