‘The GOATS Have Been Slaughtered’ – Twitter Reacts As Messi And Ronaldo Crash Out Of Russia 2018

Posted on June 30 2018 , at 11:29 pm
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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are both captains of their respective national teams. Perhaps football’s greatest rivalry of all time, their fans around the world find every reason to compare them in the debate of who between the two footballers is the ‘Greatest of all time’ (GOAT).

But tonight, Argentina and Portugal crashed out of Russia 2018 after losing to France and Uruguay respectively. Messi and Ronaldo had never scored a goal in the second round of the world cup in four attempts. Ronaldo, however, has had a better tournament, scoring 4 goals in the first round while Messi’s first goal of the tournament came during the last round of games in group D against Nigeria.

So, there won’t be any chance to be better this statistics for Ronaldo and Messi as the failure to turn up for their respective countries has caused their exit on the same night. Ronaldo finished the who game with just a shot on target as Uruguay’s Edison Cavani was the star of the night with his brace to seal their place in the quarterfinals.

Kylian Mbappe earlier in the day shone the brightest with a man of the match performance as he was mesmerising all evening, troubling an ageing Argentine defence where won a penalty which was converted by Antoine Griezmann and also scoring a brace himself.

Football fans have been reacting to the exit of both footballers from the world cup. Below are a few hilarious ones:

 

 

 

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