Rooney Cristiano has overtaken Messi as the worlds best

Rabat – Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney said that he believes his former teammate at Old Trafford, Cristiano Ronaldo, ‘has overtaken’ Lionel Messi as the best player in the world. Speaking to his club’s television channel MUTV, the England Captain expects the Portugal international to win another Ballon D’Or.“I think so. I am sure it’ll be difficult to give it to anyone else,” he said regarding the prospects of Ronaldo retaining the prestigious trophy for the third time in his career. Scoring 20 goals in 13 Liga and Champions League games so far this season, the Real Madrid ace heads a 23-man shortlist for the FIFA Ballon D’Or, which will be awarded in Zurich on January 12.

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