Real Madrid congratulate Cristiano Ronaldo

Real Madrid congratulate Cristiano Ronaldo

The Manchester United defenders could not believe what they were witnessing as the whole team had a hard time in handling the young left winger.

They will both be remembered as two of the greatest - if not *the* two greatest - players of all time.

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That hard work starts now and the Champions League showdown between Neymar and Ronaldo in Madrid next week is the flawless chance for the Brazilian to land an early blow as he bids to make his 26th year his most memorable to date. Zinedine Zidane's men will face Ligue 1 giants led by Thiago Silva in the UEFA Champions League round of 16.

"However, Messi and Ronaldo are both players capable of incredible things - like Neymar". The 32-year old said it's tough for him to defend against the little magician than Portuguese icon. As Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his 33rd birthday, we look at the seven most iconic moments of his magnanimous career. "Cristiano deserved to win everything he's won in his career". This year is a bit harder for him but it's not over yet.

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Messi famously came on in a last-16 Champions league tie, with an injury to his leg back in 2013 to inspire Barcelona's comeback against PSG.

By the end of this year, the Brazilian could have celebrated three major successes in his career with further Champions League glory, a World Cup triumph and the individual recognition that he craves with the Ballon d'Or - just one year on from his world record €222 million move from Camp Nou. "The little difference between them is that Messi, with the ball, one on one, or even against two, is hard to stop", he added.

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