Nigerian man killed in Messi vs Ronaldo argument
A Nigerian man has been killed after arguing with a friend over whether Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo was the best footballer in the world Africa Football Shop understands.
Nigerian national Michael Chukwuma, 21, stabbed 34-year-old Obinna Durumchukwu in a Mumbai suburb, Indian police confirmed.
The incident took place following a party on Saturday night in Mumbia, India where the men lived. Neighbours who heard the commotion, informed the police who rushed to the spot.
“They were discussing football players. One is a fan of Messi and the other was for Ronaldo,” police inspector Kiran Kabadi of Tulinj station said.
“During the conversation a quarrel has taken place. The deceased threw a glass into the face of the accused person. The glass broke and caused small injuries.
“After that the accused took the broken glass and assaulted the deceased person who died due to heavy bleeding.”
Argentina international Messi and Portugal captain Ronaldo, are multiple winners of the Ballon d’Or – the annual award given to the world’s best player by the governing body FIFA.
Both incredibly gifted players on their generation, the argument about who is the best out of the two has been raging since they both rose to the top of world football.