JOHANNESBURG – Argentina and Portugal have both crashed out of the world cup. Why should we care about these two teams?
Both Lionel Messi, Argentina captain and Cristiano Ronaldo, Portuguese captain have been regarded as the greatest of all time (GOAT) by their fans, football fanatics, football experts and more.
Morena Mothupi on Sports Talk asked the question Are Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo still the ‘GOAT’ even after crashing out of the world cup?
To which Twitter and Facebook users had mixed answers.
Lionel Messi & @Cristiano Ronaldo have been regarded as the greatest players of all time and are both out of the #WorldCup , are they still regarded as the greatest of all time? Tell @Mothupiii #SportsTalk pic.twitter.com/ElVQXgGkIt— 702 (@Radio702) July 1, 2018
Meanwhile, hosts Russia beat Spain 4-3 on penalties thanks to two saves by their goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Sunday to advance to the World Cup quarter-finals.