The Italy international says that the Argentine is in a class of his own with a social media dig at the skill of the Portuguese superstar
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Lionel Messi’s talent is a significant cut above that of Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Mario Balotelli, with the Marseille star stating that the two should not even be mentioned in the same breath.
Argentina international Messi came to the forefront for Barcelona once again on Wednesday when his late double helped them pick up a hefty 3-0 advantage over Liverpool in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Until the forward’s characteristic pieces of individual excellence, the Blaugrana were finding it difficult to contend with Jurgen Klopp’s visiting Reds side, once again highlighting his importance to Ernesto Valverde’s side.