Former Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure has revealed whether he prefers Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are arguably the best footballers of this generation and arguably the greatest footballers of all time. doing.
Messi and Ronaldo divide the world of football in two, with fans, pundits, players and even coaches debating which is better. They have been at the center of what is known as the GOAT controversy for over a decade of his life.
Many believe that Messi’s victory over Argentina at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar this month tipped in his favor. Meanwhile, Ronaldo’s recent struggles haven’t changed the minds of some others who claim the Portuguese icon is still the greatest footballer of all time.
Toure has joined the GOAT dispute between Messi and Ronaldo on the back of Messi’s recent World Cup glory.The former Manchester City star has confessed his admiration for the Argentina captain. He told Sky Sports:
“I am a fan of Messi and I think everyone knows what he has achieved in his career and what he can be.”
It’s worth noting that Toure shared a dressing room with Messi during his three years at Barcelona. During that time, the two played a total of 92 matches together, finding the back of the net four times combined.
Lionel Messi is in Argentina for the festive season
Lionel Messi flew with him to Argentina La Albiceleste Teammates celebrating last week’s World Cup victory. He is now back at his home in Rosario and celebrating Christmas with his family.
Argentinian wife Antonella Rocuzzo shared an adorable photo of the couple and their children in a cheerful mood over the weekend.The player will soon return to training at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
Cristiano Ronaldo without clubs
Lionel Messi had a great time recently, but Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t have much reason to celebrate. He’s going through what appears to be the worst spell of his career.
Manchester United terminated the contract of the 37-year-old last month. The decision came after the player launched an attack on the club during an interview with Piers Morgan.
Then Cristiano Ronaldo was eliminated after being relegated to the bench for Portugal’s knockout match at the World Cup.