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Barca's new Portuguese player juxtapose Messi and Ronaldo

Fri 20 November 2020 | 12:49

Barcelona and Portugal's young star Francisco Trincao has been talking about what it resembles to share a changing room with both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Trincao plays with


for Portugal and with


at Camp Nou and clarified that “

the best thing [about them] is that they always want to win. I think they are great leaders and really help their teammates.”

Trincao was talking with Mundo Deportivo close by previous Portuguese global Jose Futre, and furthermore addressed theory about Messi's future.

“I think he'll stay,”

he said.

“I see Leo calm in the dressing room and always wanting to train, and I think we’ll enjoy Leo for a long time at Barca.”

Futre also talked about the old and great argument over Messi vs. Christiano as the



“They are two completely different aliens,”

he said.

“Among the two best players in history. As a southpaw I love Messi, but Cristiano is my compatriot, an animal, a phenomenon, and it would be unfair for me to say who is best.

“As a football lover, when the faxing mess happened, I hoped he would go to Juventus so we could see the two of them together,”

he admitted, referring to Messi’s infamous burofax

and his attempt to leave


last summer.

“But for me,” he continued, “Messi’s place is where he is and where he has to end up is in this huge club, Barca.”

Trincao, 20-years-old, joined Blaugrana in the late spring from Braga for an expense of €31m and is a full Portuguese international. He's arisen as a top pick of Ronald Koeman during this season up until this point. 

Futre played for Portugal national for twelve years and as for clubs, he played in Sporting, Porto, Atletico Madrid, Marseille, and Milan. A winger the same as Trincao, he played for his national team more than 40 times and played at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

source: SportMob