Mikel John Obi Chooses Who is The Best Player Between Messi And Ronaldo

Mikel John Obi Chooses Who is The Best Player Between Messi And Ronaldo

  • Lionel Messi has been chosen as the best player ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo by Super Eagles legend Mikel Obi
  • Mikel Obi made this known while speaking on a radio show claiming that the Argentine star is better than Ronaldo
  • Lionel Messi has won seven Ballon d'Or above any other player on earth, while Cristiano Ronaldo has five

Super Eagles and Chelsea legend Mikel John Obi has chosen Paris Saint-Germain forward Lionel Messi as the best player over Cristiano Ronaldo while speaking on a radio show.

The Nigerian footballer is currently in the country and has been spotted in Lagos playing streets football with fans and also talking with his supporters.

Over the years, there have been strong rivalries between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo as these two footballers have dominated the game of football in the last ten years.

Mikel John Obi, Ronaldo, Messi
Mikel John Obi chooses Messi over Ronaldo as the best footballer. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein
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Interestingly, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have their fans all over the world and these supporters on a daily basis engage in debates on who is the best.

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According to the post on Twitter, Mikel Obi was asked during the radio show, and the Nigerian picked Lionel Messi without explaining his reason.

Watch the video below

The two stars have a combined 12 Ballon d'Or awards, with Messi leading the way with seven.

They have also played a leading role in ensuring their respective teams win the biggest club competition in the world, the UEFA Champions League.

However, the only big title these two players are yet to win is the World Cup and they will bith have another chance when the 2022 edition commences in Qatar.

Super Eagles legend Mikel doles out cash in Lagos, speaks pidgin English to fans

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At the conclusion of his 3-day event in Lagos, Back2Base, a talent hunt put together by the former Chelsea star to give back to the society, Mikel stunned his fans when he communicated in Pidgin English despite spending most of his playing career in Europe.

The Guardian reports that Back2Base is a multisport event geared toward the discovery of new talents.

Mikel was on hand to give cash rewards to the best players in several sports.

However, one moment caught the attention of his fans and this came when the former Nigerian international spoke in Pidgin English while answering a question about why the event did not witness a lot of female participants.

Source: Sports Brief News