Former Manchester United player, Wayne Rooney has picked Messi as the ‘greatest ever’ footballer on the planet earth.
The England international picked Messi over his former teammate, Crisitano Ronaldo while appearing on ‘Pardon My Take’ podcast.
When he was queried why he preferred the Argentine over his former team mate, he responded thus, “Yeah, I think I’ve said this before, but they’re both probably the best two players to ever play the game.
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“I just think Messi is, in my eyes, the greatest ever.”
Both Messi and Ronaldo have been dominating the world football scene for the past decade.
However, they both crashed out of the just concluded World Cup tournament at the round of 16 after an underwhelming performance from their teams.