Lionel Messi Beats Ronaldo to Landmark Achievement Following Move to PSG

Lionel Messi Beats Ronaldo to Landmark Achievement Following Move to PSG

Lionel Messi has recorded another landmark achievement beating strong rival Cristiano Ronaldo as his move to PSG last year has shattered the record of player shirt sales.

This means that Premier League side Manchester United no longer hold that record of the club with the highest number of sales for player shirt.

For more than 10 years now, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have been involved in serious rivalries on and off the pitch with these two players having remarkable records.

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Lionel Messi and Ronaldo during the Ballon d'Or award night. Photo by Daniele Badolato
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In the Ballon d'Or, Lionel Messi has won seven awards while Cristiano Ronaldo is the next with five so far in his careers.

According to the report on Mirror, Paris Saint-Germain sold over one million shirts for the first time last season with 'Messi 30' accounting for over 60 per cent of that figure which is the record for any player on earth.

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Also, Lionel Messi's shirt sales surpassed that of Cristiano Ronaldo who returned to Manchester United last summer from Juventus and that Man United are no longer the club that sells the most replica shirts.

Bayern Munich Eye Mega Move For Top Man United Star As Replacement For Lewandowski

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Bayern Munich, who are German champions, are reportedly considering making a move for Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski.

Cristiano Ronaldo is currently said to be unhappy at Manchester United because of the club's transfer business, as they are yet to sign any big player ahead of the coming season.

The Premier League side failed to win any titles last season and they were also unable to finish among the top four teams, which means that the Red Devils will be campaigning next term in the Europa League.

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Robert Lewandowski, on the other hand, has been linked with a move to Barcelona and the Polish striker has even told Bayern Munich chiefs to allow him to leave.

Cristiano Ronaldo might be tempted to leave Manchester United for a move to Bayern Munich.

Cristiano Ronaldo has never played in the UEFA Europa League in his career and the chance to continue playing in the Champions League could force him to Bayern Munich.

Source: Sports Brief News