Topics: FC Barcelona, Ballon d'Or, FIFA World Player of the Year Pages: 2 (820 words) Published: March 8, 2013
Jeremy Camargo
COM 101-14
23 October 2012
Rocket Ronaldo Vs. Lionel The Lion
In the beautiful game of football (soccer) Cristiano Ronald and Lionel Messi are already known as legends. There brilliance and break taking performances leave people all over the world in awe. They are both spectacularly good at what they do and are truly two of the most athletic human beings on this earth. In the article “Lionel Messi Vs. Cristiano Ronaldo” author Stewart Coggin tackles almost every aspect of soccer and describes in detail who is better at which. In the discussion of who is better there are so many different aspects of soccer that come into play. Things like goal scoring, technique, pace and much more. Each player might be good at different things but to be best you have to be better collectively at everything. Deciding between Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi also all depends on what viewers see as most important. The most important thing in soccer is scoring goals. If your not scoring goals than your probably not winning many games. When it comes to scoring these guys are two of the most dominating goal scorers in the world. They are both on the way to setting completely new goal scoring records. The two of them are prolific for goal scoring but the way they get their goals are quite different. Ronaldo also known as Rocket Ronaldo goes for more power with his free kicks and shot taking. While Messi goes for more of a technique shot with accuracy and swerve. Ronaldo is also greater at heading the ball because of his height at six foot three inches, while Messi's height reaches only five foot eight inches. When it comes to scoring goals id say they are both evenly matched. There's no doubt in the world that the skills Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have developed are superior to those else in the world. Not only have they mastered the techniques and skills they started making up their own tricks. Although they both of mastered their tricks and...
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