Tuesday, November 18, 2014

PORTUGAL (Ronaldo) VS ARGENTINA (Messi) tonight @ Old Trafford. Spot the difference

As Portugal and Argentina go head-to-head at Old Trafford this evening, it is almost impossible to forget that this game will feature two football heavy weights; Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Both players will go up against each other for the second time this season, the world's foremost talents line up against each other, this time, representing their motherlands, Portugal's Ronaldo will face Argentina's Messi in one last encounter before the announcement of Ballon d'Or, a tittle both players have managed to turn into a competition in the last 6 years, it has indeed become a measure of who is better among the two.

Portugal's head coach Fernando Santo is almost certain of the outcome of this game, he said whenever both players come into opposition on a football field, the result will always be the same. Fernando described the match as an international version of El Classico, he said “ the game will be another classic.”

The game is slated to kick-off at 7.45 PM tonight at Old Trafford.

Before we sit to another battle of the of football supremacy, here are a few things you did't know or already know about both players:

Argentina's Lionel Messi (Real Madrid C.F.)

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (Barcelona FC)
Messi was sent off 44 seconds into his full international debut Wore the no 28 shirt during his debut season in Pro Football.
Scored a hat-trick against Arsene Wenger's side in 2010 His presence at the 2014 World Cup was celebrated in a sandwich named after him in the city of his team's training camp
His hometown civil registrar has banned parents from giving their children his last name as a first name He is a member of the Order of Prince Henry
Chews gum to suppress nausea He is a regular blood donor and has also donated a bone marrow
Currently owns a Maserati Gran Turismo Ronaldo has a Lambo Aventador
Was signed into his first club after his then agent sent in a video of him playing keepie-uppie with an orange Favorite aftershave is 212 Sexy men by Caroline Herrera

Won the FIFA Ballon d'Or 4 times in a row Won the UEFA Champions League with Manchester United in 2008, and subsequently won the FIFA Ballon d'Or.
Number 10-Club goals:363, International goals: 83 Numer 7-Club goals: 369, International goals: 110