– Neymar is rumoured to join Ronaldo at Real Madrid next season Paris Saint Germain star Neymar is aspiring to be just like Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo claiming the he is the benchmark over Lionel Messi. The Brazil international has threatened to dethrone both Ronaldo and Messi, who have won five Ballon d’Ors between them in the last 10 years. The 26-year-old who moved from Barcelona to PSG, played alongside Messi at Barcelona, and he is now rumoured to be teaming up with Ronaldo at the Bernabeu next season with reports suggesting the Brazilian star is unhappy in France. READ ALSO: Messi backs his teammates despite losing scandalously to Spain Messi and Ronaldo have similar career stats with the Argentine netting 603 times and the Portuguese ahead on 647 goals. Ronaldo has played over 150 more career matches than Messi, though spent time at Sporting Lisbon and Manchester United. It is often down to personal opinion on who is number one with Neymar singling out Ronaldo because the stats are at a similar level with his rival Messi. PAY ATTENTION: Join our face book group and become a member “I respect him [Ronaldo] a lot for the history he has made. “He is the benchmark for someone like me. He has spent the last ten years at the top, like Messi, and we all aspire to be as good as them. “That said, there are many great players at Real Madrid and we must not only focus on Cristiano. “I came to make history in Paris but the rumours about me wanting to leave will always be there. I’m happy, I’m calm but there is nothing I can say that will dispel the rumours,” said the 26-year-old. Messi and Ronaldo each have 10 Ballon d’Ors between them with the Real Madrid man winning it in 2017. Neymar came third twice, making up the top three in both 2015 and 2017 editions respectively. FA Cup quarter final review.