Cesc Fàbregas not convinced by Cristiano Ronaldo hype

Messi is bearing the weight of expectations as Argentina seek a first World Cup trophy since 1986 desperate to crown his glittering career with a major international tournament success

Messi is bearing the weight of expectations as Argentina seek a first World Cup trophy since 1986 desperate to crown his glittering career with a major international tournament success

Barcelona defender Jordi Alba has lept to the defense of Argentina star and Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi following his poor show at the World Cup.

Against Iceland, Messi saw his penalty spot kick saved by goalkeeper Hannes Halldorsson, and the game ended 1-1.

Messi has come under fire in Russian Federation, where Argentina are in danger of making a group-stage exit after drawing with Iceland and losing 3-0 to Croatia.

Relive Cristiano Ronaldo's historic day for Portugal despite Morocco controlling proceedings for large portions of the match.

Neymar of Brazil reacts to a missed chance during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at Rostov Arena on June 17, 2018 in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. Alireza Beiranvand Stops Cristiano Ronaldo's Penalty!




However, Ronaldo's rued chance against Iran has made the task of labelling one "great" than the other somewhat hard.

Ronaldo put in a goal for Portugal in the fourth minute of the bout at Luzhniki Stadium. Portugal eventually had to play out a draw as they finished second in Group B meaning in the Round of 16 contest they will be up against Uruguay and not Russian Federation. And with Argentina stuck with only one point with one match left in the World Cup group stage, that criticism looks likely only to intensify. Meanwhile, all eyes will be on Messi and Argentina as they battle for survival.

The former Argentina global, an excellent coach who has taken Atletico Madrid to a La Liga title and two Champions League finals, brought into serious question the coaching, leadership and tactics of Jorge Sampaoli.

Ronaldo will marry after the World Cup: Portugal's journey to the FIFA World Cup ends, and it is concealed in future pregnancy, but Captain Cristiano Ronaldo whose net worth is 2679 crores, Riyal Madrid, who signed the contract till 2021, who has more than 29 million followers in his social media, he is officially marrying his girlfriend, Georgina Rodriguez after the FIFA 2018. Both players have won the Ballon d'Or on five occasions and all eyes have been on them in the ongoing World Cup in Russian Federation. While Ronaldo has moved a step closer towards the dream, Messi faces an uphill task.

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