Manchester City Midfielder Kevin De Bruyne has revealed who he prefers to play with between the two goats, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
The Belgian international has come up against both players, albeit in different stages, in his career.
There is a possibility that he will face Cristiano Ronaldo in the Manchester Derby as early as October 2022.
Kevin De Bruyne once gave an interesting but brilliant answer when asked who he would prefer playing alongside between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
Kevin de Bruyne prefers Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi when it comes to players he would like to play alongside.
The Belgian identifies himself as a playmaker and says it would be easier to play with Ronaldo since the Portuguese is ‘more of a striker’
According to the 31-year-old, the simple fact is that Ronaldo is more of a striker, while Messi has similar qualities to the Belgian in terms of playmaking.
Let’s take a look at Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s stats for the 2022/23 season
The ups and downs of Messi and Ronaldo have been quite contrasting so far this season.
The Argentine has thrived for PSG, notching four goals and seven assists, while Ronaldo has only found the net once, on the penalty spot this campaign.
His goal came against Sheriff Tiraspol in the Europa League as United secured their first win in the competition this season.