Whenever they talk about this century’s greatest athletes, Lebron James And Cristiano Ronaldo have to be on the mind. The two iconic athletes are the epitome of greatness and longevity in their respective sports. But what are their similarities of both GOATs? Here are the 5 similarities between Lebron James and Cristiano Ronaldo.
5. They have had great teammates
Both Lebron James and Cristiano Ronaldo have had great teammates throughout their careers. Ronaldo got the chance to play with Wayne Rooney, Carlos Tevez, Mesut Ozil, Kaka, Luka Modric, Gareth Bale, and now Dybala. Lebron has had the pleasure of playing with Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, and now Rajan Rondo.
4. Same age and a very long prime
Ronaldo and Lebron both are 33 years old and they both show no sign of losing their forms. Cristiano has always been in the conversation of the best player in the world since his time at Manchester United. Lebron James has also been one of the best, if not the best, basketball player in the world since 2007. Even now both players are still among the top 3 players in their respective sports.
3. They both famously played for 3 big Clubs
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Although Cristiano Ronaldo played for Sporting Lisbon as a teen, he became famous in his times at Manchester United, Real Madrid, and now Juventus. Lebron James has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat, and now the Los Angeles Lakers. Interestingly both Lebron and Ronaldo moved to their new clubs (Juventus and Lakers) in the same year, 2018.