Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez believes he is on the same level as Ballon d’Or winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi. 

The 27 year old scored 17 goals in 42 games last season, and says that there is nothing separating him from the world two best footballers.

“I liken [my qualities] to Messi and Ronaldo. I have the same abilities as them,” Sanchez told Sport

Sanchez has been the key element to Chile’s success at international level. La Roja has won the last two Copa América titles (2015, 2016). Sanchez was a standout in the Copa América Centenario this year, earning the Golden Ball trophy as the player of the tournament.  

“I have reached a level where I can compete with great players,” said Sanchez.

“I do not feel inferior to anybody.”


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