Legendary Nigerian midfielder Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha has chosen a side in the long-running debate between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
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Okocha earned 73 caps for Nigeria and delighted fans around the world, particularly in his time at Paris Saint-Germain and Bolton.
Okocha picks Messi over Ronaldo
The ex-Super Eagles playmaker went on to explain his decision to go with Messi, in an interview with Capital FM.
“I think both of them rightly deserve to be GOATs but I prefer Lionel Messi.
Messi has lit up the MLS since arriving in July, scoring 11 goals in 10 appearances and leading Inter Miami to their first trophy.
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