"You cannot compare a Ferrari with a Porsche because they have a different engine. I don't like to be compared with anybody, but they constantly compare us. He does the best things for Barcelona, I do the best things for Madrid. It's incredible because we keep beating our own records. We push each other and this is why the competition is so high. This is why Madrid and Barcelona are the best teams in the world. Some people say I'm better; other people say it's him. But at the end of the day, people are going to decide who is the best player at the time, and I think it's me."
-- Cristiano Ronaldo on comparisons between himself and Lionel Messi. (FIFA.com)