SIGNING Lionel Messi will NOT assure Paris Saint-Germain the Champions League, in response to former Brazil star Ronaldo.
The soccer world was shocked when the 34-year-old celebrity left Barcelona on a free switch to join the French giants.
Lionel Messi sensationally left Barcelona to affix PSG this summer timeCredit score: AP
Former Actual Madrid and Brazil striker Ronaldo would not assume signing Messi ensures PSG wining the Champions LeagueCredit score: Reuters
The financial crisis at the Nou Camp meant that the membership might get nowhere close to what PSG might pay the six-time Ballon d’Or winner.
However former Barca and Madrid star Ronaldo, 44, would not assume it is a provided that PSG can lastly win that elusive Champions League trophy.
Chatting with AS, the Actual Valladolid proprietor mentioned: “It’s nonetheless too early to say who will win the Champions League.
“Paris Saint Germain is in pole place, however there are a lot of components that affect the sport.
“I performed for Actual Madrid for nearly 5 seasons, within the Galacticos group [with the likes of Zidane, Beckham and Figo) and I by no means received the Champions League.
“Winning is never mathematical, even if you have the best on your team. It also applies to PSG.”
Regardless of a trophy-laden profession, two-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo by no means received the Champions League.
He scored a shocking 295 objectives in 452 video games in all competitions in his profession, finest identified for his exploits at Actual Madrid.
However one former Barca star believes Messi, who got here off the bench to make his PSG debut earlier than the worldwide break, WILL win the Champions League with the French facet.
And Juan Roman Riquelme thinks he’ll ultimately return to Barcelona earlier than retiring.
Riquelme instructed ESPN: “I hope that Messi continues to get pleasure from Paris.
Messi is reportedly incomes £1,000,000-a-week at PSG
“I do not know if it is unusual, however we’re all excited to see him get pleasure from with Mbappe and Neymar.
“If they do not win the Champions League now, they will not win it anymore.
“I believe Messi will win the Champions League with PSG and retire in Barcelona.”
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