Cartoon of the Day: Ronaldo is only human but 'martian' Messi is out of this world, says Basile cartoonist Omar Momani gives us his unique take on the football news of the day...

It is a regularly debated topic by readers of Who is the best player in the world, Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo?

The pair are set to come up against each other again this season in La Liga, and in the running for personal accolades such as the Ballon d'Or and the 50.

But, according to Argentine coach Alfio Basile, the Barcelona superstar is hiding something of an unfair advantage.

"You cannot compare anyone to Messi," Basile said. "Cristiano Ronaldo is a great human player, but Messi is a Martian."

Ronaldo runs from 'martian' Messi