Everybody knows about the series of never-ending conversations on who is better between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. The two have been the most outstanding individual players over the course of the last decade. Winning the last 10 Ballon d’Or makes both extraordinary forwards football GOATs.

While playing against them is surely a nightmare, very few players have the privilege of having played with both Ronaldo and Messi. Here are the top 5 superstars who played with both Ronaldo And Messi.

5. Gonzalo Higuain (Ronaldo: Real Madrid – Messi: Argentina)

Higuain joined Real Madrid at the age of 19 in 2006. When Jose Mourinho was in charge the Argentinian played with Cristiano Ronaldo. He became an integral part of the Real Madrid side before they sold him out after Mourinho departure.

The striker has been a regular starter for the Argentine national team along with Lionel Messi. Together, they have played major tournaments including the World Cups.

4. Angel Di Maria (Ronaldo: Real Madrid – Messi: Argentina)

Di Maria had the best relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo, on and off the pitch. They both won six trophies together, enjoying the beauty of the game. Di Maria has also been playing alongside Lionel Messi in Argentina for a long time now. The duo is also part of the Argentina team that won the 2008 Olympic Gold medal.

3. Gerard Pique (Ronaldo: Man United – Messi: Barcelona)

In 2004, Pique joined Manchester United from Barcelona’s academy La Masia, a year after Cristiano moved to the club. The duo was a part of United’s double-winning season in 2007-08. Then the Spanish defender joined Barcelona to team up with Messi. They have achieved nearly everything a player can in club football. Gerard Pique remains the only player to have won the Uefa Champions League with both of GOATs.

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