Cristiano Ronaldo: Patrice Evra LEAKS WhatsApp message predicting Champions League heroics

Cristiano Ronaldo: Patrice Evra LEAKS WhatsApp message predicting Champions League heroics

Cristiano Ronaldo: Patrice Evra LEAKS WhatsApp message predicting Champions League heroics

The Italian giants trailed 2-0 on aggregate going into the second leg in Turin, but a superb hat-trick from Ronaldo turned the tie on its head and sent Juve through to the quarter-finals.

Barcelona have ruled French forward Ousmane Dembele out of playing for a month with a hamstring injury, endangering his chances of featuring in the Champions League quarter-finals and much of the final stretch of Barca's bid to win La Liga.

"Ronaldo's an extraordinary footballer, but Messi is a genius", Capello told Sky Italia, per Goal.

"I think he had a great game".

Ronaldo has now scored 23 goals in all competitions for Juventus this season, while Messi has netted 36 goals.

Ronaldo, meanwhile, might want to watch what he sends to Evra in future because the former France global clearly doesn't hesitate to share any messages with the public.

It didn't take long for Messi to make an impact.

"It was a Champions League match and in this type of game, it is normal that we have moments of tension and pressure because they tend to be very fair results".

The eight-team field is set for the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals after the round of 16 concluded Wednesday. The quarterfinal draw is on Friday.

It was old hat for both managers when they were asked about the exploits of Messi, who both had nothing but massive praise for Barca's No. 10.

The five-time Ballon d'Or winners have met five times in the Champions League.

Mendes then added that Ronaldo is the greatest player in Real Madrid history.

Messi counts Juventus as one of the top candidates standing in his way, but it is not alone.

"It'll be hard no matter who we face".

"There are big players who can not excel in important matches".

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