It is very coincident that the two big stars of world football are all birthday on February 5 and Neymar is showing their superiority when compared to Ronaldo when he is 27 years old. On February 5, 2019, Neymar turned 27. The soccer superstar and his birthday, Cristiano Ronaldo was 27 years old 7 years ago while still in the Real Madrid club.
According to statistics of Transfermarkt, at the time of turning 27, Neymar played fewer matches than Ronaldo but the performance on the grass field had outstanding performance. Brazil’s No. 10 scored more goals than seniors and had more assists.
Not only that, the South American striker also won more than Ronaldo when he had 19 big and small titles with Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain. While at the age of 27, Ronaldo only had 10 title.
In terms of personal achievement, Ronaldo has owned a Golden Ball since he was 23, while this is still a dream for Brazil’s No. 10. It took five years later, the new Portuguese captain won the second highest personal title in Europe.
At the age of 27, Ronaldo enjoyed the best years of his career by breaking a series of European records and filling his name in “the temple of world football legends”.
He scored 178 goals after 179 matches for Real alone, becoming the pioneer in the context of the leaders of Casillas or Ramos lost the image because of the noise around coach Jose Mourinho.
At the moment, Ronaldo is 34 years old still in the body shape of a athlete just past his twenties. The Portuguese captain is still one of the best strikers in the world, the backbone of Juventus and the soul of the national team.
Neymar is 7 years younger than Ronaldo, there is still a long way to go to reach the level of the man. However, the statistics show that the path that the Brazilian star is going in the right direction and promises to open many new records in the future.