Xavi, who’s at this time coach of Qatari aspect Al-Sadd, conducted with both all over his renowned career at Barcelona, with Messi in level of reality replacing Ronaldinho as the necessary person participant upon Pep Guardiola’s arrival as supervisor in the summer season of 2008.
Nonetheless, the 40-one year-susceptible used to be plump of praise for the speedy Brazilian, placing him alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Brazil World Cup-a success striker Ronaldo in the all-time ranks.
Barcelona’s Lionel Messi has been labelled the ‘most productive in history’ by historic team-mate Xavi
The modern Al-Sadd head coach also praised the abilities of Ronaldinho all over his career
‘Ronaldinho is at the extent of the best, per chance what he lacked used to be consistency,’ Xavi told Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte.
‘Perchance he lacked consistency in being at his top. For me, most productive Messi is above Ronaldinho thanks to the consistency of the last few years.
‘Messi is the best in history, however Ronaldinho is with the best. The remainder note.
‘He [Ronaldinho] is with the best – with Ronaldo, with Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, that community.’
Ronaldinho acquired two FIFA World Player of the Year crowns while playing at the Nou Camp
Xavi believes Ronaldinho is in the same league as Messi and Juventus necessary person Cristiano Ronaldo
At Barca, Ronaldinho acquired the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and 2005, also a success the Champions League and two Spanish titles.
Messi’s accolades far outweigh that of the Brazilian though – he has acquired six Ballon d’Ors/FIFA World Player of the Year awards, and has acquired four Champions Leagues and ten La Liga titles.
The modern Barca captain has scored 24 targets in 31 appearances in all competitions this season sooner than La Liga and the Champions League were suspended as a consequence of the outbreak of coronavirus.