- Carlos Tevez reveals the training ground secrets of Ronaldo and Messi
- The Argentine star has played with both players at different levels
- The 34-year-old now plies his trade with Argentine side, Boca Juniors
Argentina star Carlos Tevez has revealed the differences playing alongside countryman Lionel Messi and ex-Manchester United teammate Cristiano Ronaldo.
The petite striker who had the luxury of playing with both stars at different added that their training ground routines is unrelated.
Ronaldo and Messi are considered the best two players in world and according to their former teammate, Tevez, Messi only concentrate more on his penalties.
"Lionel Messi, I never saw him in the gym,' the striker told depor.com. '"I've never seen him train in the stops or do technical exercises.
"It is all natural to him, but on penalties he trained: first he did not take them and now he shoots them all at the corner."
On the other hand, Tevez agreed is Ronaldo is 'obsessed' with self-improvement just as explained previously by Patrice Evra.
"Cristiano always stopped in the gym after training: for him it is an obsession and, being the best in everything, he always arrived at work early," he added.
"When the training was set for nine in the morning I arrived at eight and he was already there. Even if I arrived at 7.30 he was already there.
"I began to ask myself, 'How can I get rid of this guy?" So one day I arrived at 6 but he was already there! Sleepy, but he was there."
Now at the Boca Juniors, the 34-year-old forward has witnessed both players rise superstardom, having won five Balon D'Or's each in the last ten years.
Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had earlier reported that Former Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez sustained an injury while playing in a prison football match and he could be out of action for a month.
The Argentine striker sustained the injury while he was visiting his half-brother Juan Alberto Martinez at Bouwer’s maximum security prison in Cordoba according to Mirror.
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