Wizkid Chooses Ronaldo As the Real GOAT Ahead of Lionel Messi

Wizkid Chooses Ronaldo As the Real GOAT Ahead of Lionel Messi

Ibitoye Shittu
February 10, 2023 at 6:59 AM
  • Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo has been rated by Nigerian musician Wizkid as the real GOAT
  • Wizkid made this clear while answering question on a radio Red show claiming that he does not watch football
  • The duo of Ronaldo and Messi have for more than ten years been engaging in big rivalry on the pitch

Famous Nigerian music star Wizkid has sparked another round of debate among football fans after picking Cristiano Ronaldo as the best over Lionel Messi even though he claimed that he does not watch football.

Over the years, there have been serious rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi which has also been generating lot of debates among the fans of these two soccer warriors.

Messi has won seven Ballon d'Or award while Ronaldo has five in his cabinet even as the Argentine recently won the World Cup with his country in Qatar.

Wizkid, Ronaldo, Messi, PSG, Al Nassr
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in action on the pitch. Photo by Aurelien Meunier
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In an interview, Wizkid picked Ronaldo as his favourite, but however stressed that he doesn’t watch football in a video that has been making waves on Instagram.

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Wizkid, is a prominent figure in the modern-day Afrobeats music scene and he is regarded as one of the biggest and most influential African artists of all time.

Sports Brief spoke to Nigerian reporter Dare Kuti on what Wizkid's choice of picking Ronaldo as the best over Messi, the experienced journalist says the Argentine only picked one which could have gone either ways.

Statement made by Kuti

''Wizkid only answered the question based on how it came and you will also notice in the video that he said he does not watch football. The whole world know that Messi is the best.''

Torres gives his verdict

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how football world continues to be divided on who’s the greatest of all time between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The decades-long debate continues to rage on, with former and current footballers weighing in with thoughts on who’s better between both superstars.

Fernando Torres is the latest star to wade into the debate after partaking in a 'This or That?' challenge on social media.

The former Liverpool and Chelsea forward picked Messi ahead of Ronaldo, thereby staking his claim on the debate on which of the superstars is superior.

Both Messi and Ronaldo have amazing individual records and have won 12 Ballon d’Or awards between them - the Argentine winning seven and the Portuguese five.

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