Not the first time and certainly not the last time. Since the biggest debate of all time (GOAT) between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi was set up in front of Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper has always chosen the Portuguese goal machine over the captain of Barça and the living legend of the giants Catalans. The Indian captain was “ interviewed ” on Thursday by former England captain Kevin Pietersen while the British were live with Kohli on Instagram amid the 21-day shutdown that India is watching for effectively fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
The deadly coronavirus has immobilized all major sporting events since making its presence felt in India. As of Friday, the total number of cases in India has risen to 2,547 and the death toll stands at 62. As the 2020 season comes to an abrupt end, players raise awareness of the pandemic by making the most of their social networks respective accounts. Former English skipper Pietersen organized a freewheeling chat session with cricketers.
On Thursday, the master of Switch had a live session on Instagram where he interviewed Kohli to choose Ronaldo or Messi as his favorite footballer. The Indian skipper in all formats quickly chose Ronaldo rather than Messi before Pietersen asked him to explain why he loves the former Real Madrid star and Juventus striker compared to the Ballon d’Or winner in record time.
Kohli explains why Indian skipper prefers Ronaldo to Messi
“I love his work ethic and his ability to divert all the shit outside,” said Kohli, explaining that he preferred to choose Ronaldo rather than Messi. In the past, whenever Kohli has been asked about the GOAT debate, the Indian run-machine has always chosen Ronaldo as the winner, even though Messi recently overshadowed his total of rivals, Golden Balls, with an unprecedented fifth title .
Earlier in an interview with The Times of India, the 31-year-old had tried to explain what he thought separated Ronaldo from Messi. “Messi is a natural talent, an absolute monster, and his ability is second to none. For me, what stands out is the ability or the will to make the effort every minute of the game. separates from everyone “” Playing at the highest level, everyone has talent, but I don’t think anyone has the willpower they have, “said Kohli.