With the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, almost all eyes will be on Portugal and Argentina. Both the countries are among the strong contenders for the title. After all, they have two world stars in their ranks with Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi who are expected to play their last World Cups.
Before the start of the 2022 World Cup, both the superstars now hit the hammer. With a joint photo, world footballers shocked the world of football.
World Cup 2022: Ronaldo and Messi in one photo
They shared the football stage for many years. One year Cristiano Ronaldo became the world footballer, the next year it was Lionel Messi. It went on like this for many years. Shortly before becoming a World Cup star, both the stars have now created a stir on social media.
In one picture, two giants are sitting opposite each other and their gaze is fixed on a chess piece in a suitcase. Ronaldo and Messi are in a thinking position. A picture of the two legends together, which he also posted on his social media channels – a never seen before.
After 17 hours, the photo had 30 million likes on Cristiano Ronaldo’s Instagram account, while Messi had 24 million.
Fans got angry on the legendary photo
The whole affair has been shot by American star photographer Annie Leibovitz for a luxury goods company. Accordingly, the reactions of the football world and many fans are: “iconic!”, “Cristiano and Messi in one picture? What is happening here?” and “the two greatest footballers of all time”, it says among other things in several comments.
Both football legends have won every possible title in their careers. But he is still missing one thing: the World Cup trophy. This could be the last chance for both. After all, they will no longer be the youngest in the 2026 World Cup in the USA, Mexico and Canada. Messi would then be 39, Cristiano also 41.
Web guru. Amateur thinker. Unapologetic problem solver. Zombie expert. Hipster-friendly travel geek. Social mediaholic.