Famous Nigerian Singer Wizkid Picks the Best Footballer Between Ronaldo and Messi

Famous Nigerian Singer Wizkid Picks the Best Footballer Between Ronaldo and Messi

Ibitoye Shittu
June 16, 2023 at 11:06 AM
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has been chosen as the best footballer by Nigerian singer, Wizkid
  • The Grammy award-winning artist says he prefers Ronaldo ahead of Argentina international, Lionel Messi
  • Messi has won seven Ballon d'Or awards so far in his career, while Ronaldo has five

Popular Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has chosen his favourite footballer between Argentine forward, Lionel Messi and Portuguese superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo.

Over the years, there has been a serious tussle and rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi. Even fans of these two players engage in debates and arguments over who is better.

So far in their careers, these two wonderful footballers have won many titles at the club level and also for their national teams.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Wizkid, World Cup
Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo in action. Photo by Kenzo Tribo
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Messi, after many attempts, finally won the World Cup in the 2022 edition of the global competition in Qatar. It was an incredible moment for the former Barcelona captain.

According to reports on Daily Post and Vanguard, Wizkid made it clear that although he does not watch football, he prefers Ronaldo ahead of Messi.

Wizkid snubs Messi for Ronaldo

“I don’t watch football [laughs]. Ronaldo, I guess.”

A report on BBC stated that Messi netted the fastest goal of his career after one minute and 19 seconds while playing for Argentina in an international friendly match against Australia.

Scaloni's side were playing their third fixture since lifting the World Cup in December, and their first outside of Argentina.

Messi has won the Ballon d'Or award seven times.

Davido hails Cristiano Ronaldo

Earlier, Sports Brief reported how David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, stated clearly that Portugal international, Cristiano Ronaldo is his very good friend and a footballer he admires and cherishes.

Ronaldo is one of the biggest footballers in the world, with his achievements and records making him a top star. He has won the Ballon d'Or five times- only Lionel Messi has won it more than the ex-Man United star.

For more than 10 years, the name 'Ronaldo' has been ringing the bell in world football because of his superb performances for the clubs he has played for.

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