In the recent controversial comment of Cristiano Ronaldo where he belittled Xavi for not having won a Ballon d’Or trophy. Samuel Eto’o is now the most recent person to comment on the controversy. In a recent interview, Eto’o gave his support for his former Blaugrana teammate and demanded respect for a great professional career both at club and country side Xavi Hernandez have had.
“If the Golden ball was impartial enough, Xavi Hernandez would have nothing less than five Ballon d’Or trophies all to himself. He deserve respect from all over the world,” said the 35 years old.
He spoke on the next Barca weekend game against Leganes saying, “if Leo plays on Saturday against Leganes, they may not have the same luck as Alaves.”