Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo has been rated by fans as the greatest footballer of all time in a survey Sports news international medium Sky Sports conducted.
Sky Sports who have more than eight millions followers on their Twitter page asked football fans to vote for the player they think is greatest of all time. The four players on the list are Diego Maradona, Pele of Brazil, Barcelona legend Lionel Messi and Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Argentine football great Diego Maradona who recently died finished as third best with 16.7 percent, while Pele who won World Cup title three times with Brazil ended in fourth with 12.1.
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For more than ten years now, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been involved in serious rivalries in which these two players have won 11 Ballon d’Or awards.
Lionel Messi is topping the table with six Ballon d’Or so far, while Cristiano Ronaldo has five, but none of these two players has won the prestigious FIFA World Cup.
However, Pele and Diego Maradona have both won the World Cup for their nations during their active playing time.