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Fans are convinced Hasbulla has revealed his allegiance in GOAT debate between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Adnan Riaz

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Fans are convinced Hasbulla has revealed his allegiance in GOAT debate between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Fans believe that MMA star Hasbulla Magomedov has potentially teased where he stands on the heated GOAT debate surrounding Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Messi, 35, enjoyed an illustrious playing career at Barcelona and lifted a whopping club-record 35 trophies, including 10 La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues.

The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner lifted his first piece of major silverware with Argentina in 2021 with his side’s Copa America triumph over Brazil.

And some fans believe Messi can cement his legacy as the undisputed GOAT of football if he leads Argentina to the World Cup in Qatar.

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Ronaldo’s incredible accomplishments for club and country have often led fans to pit him against Messi in the long-running GOAT debate.

The 37-year-old Portuguese superstar has won five Ballon d’Ors and an incredible five Champions League titles in his prolific playing career.

Ronaldo, who has been shrouded in controversy over his bombshell interview with Piers Morgan, has also captained Portugal to the 2016 Euro title.

It would seem that fans are convinced that Instagram and TikTok sensation Hasbulla prefers Argentina captain Messi over Portugal skipper Ronaldo.

The 20-year-old Russian star took to Twitter and posted a snap of himself in an Argentina shirt, featuring the iconic No 10 worn by Paris Saint-Germain star Messi.

Fans were quick to flock to the social media platform and suggested that Hasbulla, who has been embarking on a world tour, is a ‘Messi fan’ and ‘knows the GOAT.’

One Twitter user posted: “Hasbulla knows his GOAT.”

Another simply posted: “Hasbulla knows who’s the GOAT and [who is] winning the [World Cup].”

“The man has spoken,” a third fan added.

Someone else wrote: “Hasbulla knows it.”

Messi, who fell short of the World Cup trophy in 2014, has insisted that the upcoming tournament in Qatar will be his final time appearing in FIFA’s tournament.

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“There’s some anxiety and nerves at the same time [...] it is the last one,” he told Star+ in October.

The Paris Saint-Germain star added: “I don’t know whether we are big favourites, but I believe Argentina is a candidate because of its history, which means even more now because of the way we got here.

“But in a World Cup anything can happen, all the matches are very difficult. It isn’t always the favourites who win it.”

Featured Image Credit: Hasbulla Magomedov's Instagram/Alamy

Topics: Hasbulla Magomedov, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Football

Adnan Riaz
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