Manchester United star Mason Greenwood sent fans into a meltdown after he picked Lionel Messi over Cristiano Ronaldo (h/t Mirror). Greenwood became the latest to chip in his opinion on football’s most hotly contested debate on who the best player is.
It has been close to two decades of dominance from Ronaldo and Messi as both these behemoths of the game have taken their game to stratospheric levels. They have won all there is for their clubs, plundering hundreds of goals on the way. Both have also gotten their hands on an international trophy.
Barcellona Spagna 08/12/2020 – Champions League / Barcellona-Juventus / Image nella foto: Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxITA Ronaldo was of course an Old Trafford darling during the six years he spent at the club. The forward had such an impact that United fans still adore him. He then went on to play for Real Madrid and Juventus. However, Messi remained a one-club man with Barcelona.
However, the debate still rages on who is the Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T). Mason Greenwood being a Manchester United player has somewhat surprised fans with his pick of the GOAT.
“For me, it’s always got to be Messi. For me, he’s just on another planet. Ronaldo is obviously amazing, a physical, great athletic footballer. But to do what Messi does at his size, what he’s done for Barcelona and winning that trophy for Argentina, he is just on another level.”
Fans were clearly not happy as Greenwood did not pick their former player ahead of Messi. Here are the best reactions.
Sell him ffs
— Mo 🇸🇴🥸 (@Ahnice_Mo) July 22, 2021
He might be our starboy but he ain’t a man of culture.
— Red_Rebellion (@vipul_utd) July 22, 2021 another thing why i don’t like Greenwood that much
— Carter (@CxrterUtd) July 22, 2021 https://twitter.com/Realsammywurld/status/1418166983862988801?s=20
He can choose any goat he wants to. Let’s not be hard on him! Messi and Ronaldo are both great players!
For me Ronaldo is the 🐐
— TMS – Thread Man Shah (@mufc_shah) July 22, 2021 This is why Greenwood is a baller
— William (@AFCWilliam__) July 22, 2021 Im taking away his generational talent tag as we speak
— Toni (@UtdAntonio) July 22, 2021 More Manchester United News Transfer News: Manchester United pondering over the future of Facundo PellistriTransfer News: Manchester United enter the race for Piotr ZielinskiInjury News: Van de Beek and Martial return to Manchester United training https://twitter.com/Matzk20/status/1418200179807715341?s=20
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