Everton star James Rodriguez wants Lionel messi join Juventus and play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo.
Watching Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi play on the same side as their teammates is a dream for many football fans and James Rodriguez embraces that dream.
Speaking on his Twitch stream, the Everton playmaker believes seeing Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo on the same pitch as his Juventus teammates will be an incredible sight. James noted:
“Messi should go to Juventus and play with Cristiano Ronaldo. It would be a bomb. It is the dream of many fans to see these two play together.”
James Rodriguez also believes El Clasico won’t be the same without Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo competing for Barcelona and Real Madrid respectively. The Everton star added:
“El Clasicos in La Liga is going to be different. Before the cameras were for Cristiano and Messi. Now people will always watch but it won’t be the same. Football has changed a lot, Messi leaving Barcelona confirms that.”
Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona have decided to separate earlier this week. Although all football fans want to unite with Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus, the six-time Ballon d’Or looks set to join French giant Paris Saint-Germain.
James Rodriguez also said Barcelona will need to find someone who can step into Lionel Messi’s shoes and provide the astronomical numbers the 34-year-old are used to. Rodriguez said:
“Messi has managed at least 30 goals and 30 assists for Barcelona a year. Now they will have to look for other players to do it.”
Lionel Messi was set to lead Barcelona against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus
Had Lionel Messi signed the new five-year contract with Barcelona, he would have faced Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Joan Gamper Trophy this Sunday. The Joan Gamper Trophy is an annual preseason game where Barcelona invite away clubs before the start of their La Liga campaign.
The Catalan giants have invited Juventus this year for a unique friendly match. Cristiano Ronaldo is set to play for Juventus after a long pre-season break. However, Barcelona will be without Lionel Messi, whose next game will likely be for PSG if the deal goes through.
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