Manchester United icon Paul Scholes has his say on the Lionel Messi v Cristiano Ronaldo debate
Djemba-Djemba trumps all.
Paul Scholes knows quite a bit about what makes a truly great player and the Ginger Prince has had some choice words in his column for The Independent regarding who the best player in the world is right now.
Judging by his answer, he has clearly never heard of Paul McShane.
Scholes played against Messi on four different occasions and ranks him ahead of his former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
He wrote: "I think about the great players with whom I have shared a pitch: Eric Cantona, Zinedine Zidane, Pirlo, Xavi, Cristiano Ronaldo – and the greatest of them all is Messi."
The former Man Utd icon also advised Juventus to not follow a similar approach that Man Utd used in the 2011 final - Unitedwere very open and saw Barcelona's mesmeric midfield carousel absolutely tear them to shreds - by saying "you try to beat this Barcelona team at their own game and, over the course of 10 games, you lose every time. Defend against them and then counter-attack, and perhaps you win once or twice in 10."
Paul Scholes and Barcelona in one article, we can only end on this.
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