“Ronaldo was a mediocre player at Neymar’s age”

Wagner Ribeiro has backed Neymar as the greater player over Cristiano Ronaldo, in response to Jorge MendesÔÇÖ claims yesterday.

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In seeing the Portuguese star sign a new contract with Real Madrid, agent Mendes spoke of Ronaldo as being better than Lionel Messi and Neymar.

However, the latterÔÇÖs representative has taken exception and offered his own view on the comparison.

ÔÇ£Neymar and Cristiano were born on the same day, February 5,ÔÇØ began Ribeiro in his response through Twitter.

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ÔÇ£But at the age Neymar is now, Ronaldo was a mediocre player.

ÔÇ£Today he is only greater than Neymar in his weight.ÔÇØ