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Ronaldinho can’t say Lionel Messi is the best of all time

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The Brazilian has waded into the GOAT debate

FC Barcelona’s Brazilian player Ronaldin Photo credit should read LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images

Ronaldinho played a few exhibition matches in Mexico this week. During his time there he talked about Lionel Messi and his place among the all time greats.

The former Barcelona star made it pretty clear he thinks Messi is the greatest of his generation, but not comparable to the all-time greats of Pele and Diego Maradona.

“I can’t say that Messi is the best ever, but he is the best in his time,” he said.

“I don’t like comparisons because it’s hard to identify who the best in history is, there’s Diego Maradona, Pele, Ronaldo.”

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It’s hard to blame Ronaldinho for taking the easy way out. Much better than sicking the internet on yourself.