Ronaldo Says Football Is Missing Stars Beyond Messi, Neymar and Cristiano

Sean Fay@@Sean_FayUK Staff WriterMay 11, 2015

Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, is awarded the prize for the soccer player of the year while Brazil's Ronaldo, right, and FIFA President Michel Platini look on at the FIFA Ballon d'Or awarding ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 9, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
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Brazil legend Ronaldo believes that something is missing from the world game.

The former Real Madrid and Inter Milan star cited three players that he likes but wishes there were more at that level.Β 

He told Marca, relayed by Goal: "As Zinedine Zidane said, I think Messi is incredible, Ronaldo is amazing and Neymar is incredible but I think world football is missing some stars"

Ronaldo also said that he had no desire to follow his former Real team-mate Zidane into coaching.Β 

He is my friend and we talk a lot about football even today. Today he is a coach, but that's one thing I don't want in any way.

The pressure is the same, just not the one which you get on the pitch.

Ronaldo won the Ballon d'Or twice and was named FIFA World Footballer of the Year three times during his celebrated career.



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