As Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi prepare to lock horns when Real Madrid and Barcelona square off at the Camp Nou on Apr. 2, HollywoodLife.com takes a look at the best goals these two have scored in El Clasico. Click here to see some amazing soccer!
Soccer fans are living in an age where this has never happened before. To have two soccer players playing on the current level that Lionel Messi, 28, and Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, is unheard of. These legends of the game are playing a different game to anyone else and they will go head-to-head at the Camp Nou on Apr. 2 as Barcelona takes on Real Madrid. But who’s scored the best goals in El Clasico between the pair? Click down to find out!
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Leo’s incredible solo-goal in the Champions League semi-final, Apr. 27, 2011
There’s no bigger stage than the Champions League to showcase your talents, especially when you’re playing in the semifinal against your bitter rivals. Leo took the game by the scruff of its neck, playing a one-two in the midfield before slaloming his way past four Real players and sliding the ball past the goalkeeper. It was effortless, it was pure poetry to watch.
Cristiano’s bullet-header wins the Copa Del Rey Final, Apr. 20, 2011
Just a mere 7-days after Barcelona had inflicted Champions League heartbreak on Real, Los Blancos got their revenge by lifting the Copa Del Rey cup at the expense of the Catalans. The winning goal was this unstoppable header from Cristiano, which showed his aerial prowess is just as impressive as his nimble footwork.
Cristiano’s winning goal in the La Liga title decider at the Camp Nou, Apr. 21, 2012
This wasn’t just an amazing goal, in terms of Cristiano showing off he fast he is , but it proved to be the decisive goal in the 2011-2012 La Liga title race. This goal killed off Barcelona’s hopes with less than a month of the season, and Real went on to lift the championship.
Leo bends it like Beckham with this sublime free-kick in the Super Cup
The 2012-2013 saw these two teams meet in the Super Cup in a tie over two legs. Real won on away goals in the end after the game ended 2-1 on the night in the Santiago Bernabeu and 4-4 on aggregate. Leo made Real sweat though with this incredible David-Beckham-like 30-yard free kick.
HollywoodLifers, who do you think is the best? Cristiano or Leo? Tell us what you think below!