Messi is not Argentinian, Ronaldo is not Portuguese; Marquinhos stole the heart of the fans
As the excitement of the World Cup continues, Marquinhos, the Brazilian superstar and faithful defender of the Canaries, talks about Messi and Ronaldo, who are the best footballers in the world at the moment.
Marquinhos says that Messi and Ronaldo cannot be limited to just the names of countries and they are a blessing to football.
Marka reports the news quoting the star.
“One thing I think is that Messi is not only Argentine, Ronaldo is also Portuguese. They have gone beyond that. They are a privilege for football itself.
They are a great treasure for those who love this game of football, various tournaments and competitions. They are never limited to their country,’ said Marquinhos.
“We love their presence. It is a pleasure to watch them play. I have played with Neymar. I have also tied the boots with Messi. Their presence has been of great benefit to me.
Life will go on and new generations will come. But we have to enjoy it as much as we can,’ added Marquinhos.
Messi and Ronaldo are showing great performance in this World Cup. Portugal started with a win in the first match of the World Cup 2022. Ronaldo’s Portugal team started their World Cup campaign by defeating Ghana in Group H.
Portugal won by three goals to two. Ronaldo scored a goal in the game. After this goal, the player also held the record of being the first player to score in five different World Cups.
Meanwhile, Argentina started by losing their first match. The former champions suffered a shock defeat against Saudi Arabia. Argentina lost by two goals to one. Argentina’s goal scorer was Messi.
But Argentina came back strong in the second game. Argentina beat Mexico by two goals without opposition. Messi scored a goal and assisted a goal.
With this, Messi became the first player to score a goal in five different World Cups.
Content highlight: Brazil star defender Marquinhos praises Messi and Ronaldo