Terry Venables has learned that it is wise to mince one's words - just in case you have to eat them later.Here's a quote he gave to the Mail online that he must be finding a bit hard to digest now.
"If it does come down to Messi against Ronaldo, well, Messi is one of the best players in the world, but give me Ronaldo. Messi is wonderful on the right but Ronaldo is terrific on the right, the left and through the middle as well. He also scores goals with his head, which Messi couldn’t do even if they put a top hat on him."‘