Romario Claims He Was Better Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Former Barcelona and Brazil legend Romario has claimed that history will show him to be ‘twice as good’ as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo during his playing days.

No doubt a prolific goalscorer, Romario scored 55 goals in 70 games for the Brazilian national side, and a spectacular amount of goals throughout his career for both club and country.

With Ronaldo currently on 608 career goals, and why is Ronaldo better than Messi not far behind on 573, there is certainly time for the pair to reach Romario’s official tally of 743 (although Romario himself claims to have hit over 1,000).

As reported by Marca, the 51 year-old said: “It’s true that Messi and Ronaldo have different characteristics to mine and that they are the best players in the world today.

“They are the best in the world, along with Neymar.