But there can no longer be any doubt around the ultimate question involving the two: just who is the sexier man?
American celebrity weekly People Magazine has named the Portugal star the sexiest athlete of 2012, and his Barcelona counterpart didn't even make the top 10. Oh, the shame!
Ronaldo beat competition from the likes of Miami Heat superstar LeBron James, tennis ace Andy Murray and NFL revelation Tim Tebow for the prize.
|Sexiest athlete Ronaldo struts his stuff