Messi has unique talent, he is better than Ronaldo – Aruna Quadri
The duo of Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have shared the last ten Balon D’or awards between each other – winning five each, but the Ping Pong star believes Messi is a better footballer than the Portuguese star.
Aruna Quadri has said Messi was a better player than Cristiano Ronaldo, describing the Argentine captain as a man with unique talent.
Barcelona icon and former Messi teammate, Xavi Hernandez, describing Messi last year said, Lebron James was the only sportsman that comes close to Messi in terms of talent
Speaking to UNILAG SUN (an annual publication by students of the Department of Mass Communication, University of Lagos), the African No. 2 table tennis player said Messi stands out amongst other fooballers.
On the Messi and Ronaldo debate Aruna said, “Messi is the best because is talent is unique.”
The Nigerian International also chose Victor Moses, who he beats to win the 2017 Nigeria Sportsman Award as his favourite Nigerian football player.
Aruna Quadri, who is Nigeria’s No.1 table tennis player, is ranked as World No.22.
Last year, the 29-year-old defied all odds when he won the ITTF Polish Open – becoming the first African player to win an ITTF Open outside the shores of the continent.