Ahmed Musa picks Messi ahead of Ronaldo, Pele Maradona as the greatest footballer

Ahmed Musa picks Messi ahead of Ronaldo, Pele Maradona as the greatest footballer

- Ahmed Musa has named Lionel Messi as the greatest footballer ever

- Lionel Messi plays for Barcelona and has won six Ballon d'Or awards

- Musa and Lionel Messi have played against each other at the World Cup

Nigerian football legend Ahmed Musa has joined the debates on who is the greatest football ever in the world with the Super Eagles captain picking Barcelona star Lionel Messi as his choice.

Football is arguably the most followed sporting activities in the world considering the level of it followers and the joy the round leather game brings to fans.

The likes of Pele, Diego Maradona, Ronaldo Delima, Zidane have all paid their dues as far as football is concerned in which they all have their fans around the world.

During the playing days of Diego Maradona and Pele, these two players were so fantastic and arguments of who was the best between them is still going on.

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Brazilian star Ronaldo Delima is another football legend who is regarded as the best striker ever in the world considering all the great goals he scored for clubs and country.

While speaking with Legit.ng exclusively on Instagram live video, Ahmed Musa explained that he would have to pick Lionel Messi as the greatest ever in the world.

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Ahmed Musa and Lionel Messi have met many times most especially in the World Cup games.

''For me I will say Lionel Messi is the greatest footballer ever,'' Ahmed Musa simply told Legit.ng.

Lionel Messi has been playing for Barcelona for many years and the Argentine has won the Ballon d'Or award six times.

His greatest rival Cristiano Ronaldo has won five Ballon d'Or and the race for who will win this year's award is on.

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa named Real Madrid duo of Sergio Ramos and Marcelo as his toughest opponents ever since he started his football career.

Ahmed Musa is no doubt one of the best Nigerian forwards ever considering his achievements so far and also the clubs he has played for.

The former Kano Pillars star started his career at a young age before entering the Super Eagles and has played at two World Cup for Nigeria.

Speaking with Legit.ng in an exclusive video interview, Ahmed Musa was asked to name his toughest opponent since he started playing football in which he picked Sergio Ramos and Marcelo.

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Source: Legit.ng

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