Erling Haaland Gives Interesting Response When Asked to Choose Between Ronaldo and Messi

Erling Haaland Gives Interesting Response When Asked to Choose Between Ronaldo and Messi

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
May 27, 2023 at 2:02 PM
  • Erling Haaland was recently asked to pick between Cristiano Ronaldo's right foot and Lionel Messi's left foot
  • The Manchester City striker explained he has a decent left foot
  • Meanwhile, his record-breaking feat in his debut season with Man City has shot him up in the rankings for the 2023 Ballon d'Or award

Erling Haaland has weighed in on which foot he will prefer between Cristiano Ronaldo's right foot and Lionel Messi's left foot.

Haaland, who made history by becoming the first player to win both the Premier League Player of the Year award and Young Player of the Year, said he would rather have Ronaldo's right foot ahead of Messi's left if he had the choice.

Erling Haaland, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, right foot, left foot
Haaland says he would rather have Ronaldo's right foot than Messi's left foot if given the opportunity. Photo credit: @brfootball/Twitter @ESPNFC/Twitter
Source: Twitter

The Man City goal-scoring machine explained that since he is a left-dominant footballer, he would rather take the Al-Nassr captain's right foot in an ideal situation.

Haaland: Ronaldo vs Messi

"Difficult," he told FIVE YouTube channel as he paused to consider his answer, quoted by GOAL. "Since I have got quite an okay left foot, I'll take Ronaldo's right foot."

Haaland's debut season in the English Premier League has been nothing but exceptional, breaking the most number of goals in an individual campaign and could increase his already impressive 36-goal tally should he score against Brentford on Sunday, May 28, per Transfermarkt.

Having helped Man City secure the Premier League title, the 22-year-old could add more silverware to his already glittering first season should the Citizens beat Man United and Inter Milan in the FA Cup and Champions League finals, respectively.

Carlos picks Ronaldo over Messi

In a related publication, Sports Brief reported that Cristiano Ronaldo is a better player than Lionel Messi, according to legendary Brazilian footballer Roberto Carlos.

It is undeniable that Ronaldo and Messi are incredibly talented and accomplished athletes who have achieved numerous records and accolades throughout their careers, but the question still lingers - who is the GOAT?

Offering his two pence on the discussion, Carlos, who was known for his intense love for training and dedication to his craft, tilted towards Ronaldo in the GOAT argument.

Haaland wins EPL POTY

Sports Brief also reported on Erling Haaland, unsurprisingly winning the 2022/2023 Player of the Season award after a blistering campaign with Manchester City.

Haaland scored 36 times, a new record, as he won his first title in England following a move from Borussia Dortmund last summer.

He saw off competition from Manchester United's Marcus Rashord, Arsenal duo Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard, Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane, Newcastle United's Kieran Trippier and his teammate Kevin De Bruyne.

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