GONZALO HIGUAIN delivered a brutal snub to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as he ranked Robert Lewandoski, Karim Benzema and Erling Haaland all above them.
Messi and Ronaldo are broadly thought-about the 2 best gamers within the trendy period however Higuain clearly thinks in any other case.
Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain fashioned a deadly partnership for ArgentinaCredit score: AP
Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo have been a potent attacking risk at Actual MadridCredit score: AP:Related Press
Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi and Higuain mixed on the worldwide stage with the pair main Argentina to the World Cup last in 2014.
Disappointment adopted after losing 1-0 to Germany but it surely was the closest Argentina have come to profitable the World Cup since their triumph in 1986.
Higuain has additionally performed alongside Ronaldo twice having reunited at Juventus after lining up as team-mates at Actual Madrid.
The gamers confronted one another within the 2017 Champions League last when Ronaldo scored twice in Actual Madrid’s 4-1 win over Juventus.
However Higuain nonetheless couldn’t discover a place for him or Messi in his checklist of one of the best present footballers.
Higuain was extra impressed with prolific Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski and Norway sensation Haaland than the 2 elder statesmen.
Chatting with ESPN, Higuain mentioned: “Lewandowski, Haaland and Benzema are one of the best for me now.
“Karim has been within the soccer elite for 12 years. Lewandowski scores in all places. And Haaland is a superb promise, he is a superb ahead.”
When requested about Messi, he replied: “Properly, it is magical. Every thing appears pure to him.
“He was born like that, Leo does every part effortlessly. That is what makes him distinctive.”
Higuain has gone from enjoying with Europe’s elite to becoming a member of Inter Miami within the MLS.
Issues bought off to an incredible begin in america when he scored a beautiful free-kick on his debut.
Nevertheless it’s not gone completely since, with the Argentine being sent off last month for arguing with a referee.
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