Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, two of football’s greatest players are celebrating their birthdays today and the football world is celebrating them.
In terms of football, Cristiano Ronaldo has had a dominant recent couple of seasons.
He just relocated to Saudi Arabia after inking a significant contract with Al Nassr, where he scored his first goal on February 3rd.
Despite the fact that he scored their opening goal, the club’s final score against national rival Al Fetah was 2-2.
The biggest football star in history turned 38 on February 5.
Neymar, the Brazilian superstar has a special day on February 5 as well.
Along with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar has advanced significantly since his early days in the Club World Cup and has already established himself as one of the top players in the world.
With his sustained prolific scoring in all competitions, Neymar’s efforts forced Paris Saint-Germain to pay FC Barcelona world record fee of 222 million euros.
On the occasion of Neymar’s 31st birthday, we take a look at the two greatest players in football history, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, as they reflect on their respective careers.
Portuguese professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH ComM (born 5 February 1985) plays as a forward for and captains both the Portugal national team and Saudi Professional League side Al Nassr.
Ronaldo is recognized as one of the best players of all time and has earned the most European player honors with four European Golden Shoes and five Ballon d’Or titles.
During his career, he has won 34 trophies, including seven league titles, five UEFA Champions Leagues, the UEFA European Championship, and the UEFA Nations League.
Cristiano Ronaldo has the marks for the most Champions League appearances (183), goals (140), and assists (42), goals in the European Championship (14), international goals (118), and joint-most international appearances (196).
He is one of the select few athletes with over 1,100 career appearances in the professional sphere and over 820 senior-level goals for club and country.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, better known by his stage name Neymar, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays forward for both the Brazil national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He was born on February 5, 1992.
He is recognized as one of the best players in the world and one of the greatest Brazilian footballers of all time. He is a prolific goal scorer and well-known playmaker.
One of just three players to do so is Neymar, who has at least 100 goals for three separate clubs.
In 2011 and 2012, Neymar won the South American Footballer of the Year award twice. He then moved to Europe to join Barcelona.
He won the continental treble of La Liga, the Copa del Rey, and the UEFA Champions League while playing for Barcelona’s MSN attacking trio, which also included Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez.
Neymar and Pelé are the top two goal scorers for their national team, each having scored 77 goals in 124 games for Brazil since making his debut at the age of 18.
He had a significant role in Brazil’s win at the 2011 South American Youth Championship, when he finished as the tournament’s top scorer. He also won a silver medal for Brazil in the men’s football competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO FOOTBALL GREATS – Cristiano Ronaldo And Neymar