However with Ronaldo now 33 and Messi 31, Mourinho believes their time at the pinnacle of the game is coming to an end and he doubts that either player will represent their respective Country's at the next World Cup in Qatar.
So far it's not been a great World Cup for Lionel Messi and Argentina, but when Moscow confectionery company Altufyevo discovered it was the star striker's birthday on Sunday (June 24), they decided he needed a gift that measured up - a life-size chocolate sculpture in his likeness.
"You have to admire what he has done for his national team".
"There is no leadership from the management or from those who are supposed to lead. So we can not give up on that dream", he added. "I see a team that is lost".
- Uruguay is the first side to win all three of its group games without conceding a single goal since Argentina in 1998 (seven goals scored, none conceded).
Simeone's sensational tirade, reported to be an audio message sent on mobile platform WhatsApp to Atletico assistant coach German "Mono" Burgos, emerged hours after Argentina's heaviest defeat in a World Cup group stage since 1958.
People has been praising the Portuguese superstar as the best player in Russian Federation so far and looking at the situation, Ronaldo has been out rightly the best for Portugal because all the four goals they have scored so far has come from the forward.
Simeone said: "The goalkeeper has done this before hasn't he German, he did it against Spain, against Italy when they hit the post, and if you slip up like that in a World Cup, it's a goal". - Denis Cheryshev scored the sixth own goal at this year's tournament, the joint-most number of own goals at a single World Cup (also six in 1998).