Mourinho tips Ronaldo to win Copa America before Messi if need be

Jose Mourinho believes Cristiano Ronaldo will win Copa America before Lionel Messi if Portugal are given the chance to play in the CONMEBOL competition.

The 56-year-old suggested that the South American football body CONMEBOL should make Copa America competitive by adding top European teams instead of Asian sides.

Mourinho is currently without a job since he was sacked as Manchester United manager last December following a 3-0 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield.

“If CONMEBOL want to increase their audience and make #copaamerica competitive, they should invite European Teams, invite Spain, invite France, invite Portugal.

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If they invite Portugal, Cristiano might win a Copa America before Messi.” Messi is yet to win a silverware for his country Argentina as they finished in a disappointing third position at the just concluded tournament in Brazil.


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