NBA star ends the GOAT debate between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

This NBA legend chose his goat of football between Messi and Ronaldo.

LeBron James chooses between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in recent interview.

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are arguably the greatest footballers of all time. Messi and Ronaldo are also among the greatest athletes of all time. Both players are among the most respected among all athletes, and one NBA star player is an admirer of both.

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One of the greatest basketball players in NBA history, LeBron James, has talked about football or soccer in the past. He mentioned having respected Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for their sports careers and achievements. LeBron James has recently talked about Lionel Messi and regarded the Argentinian as the GOAT of football instead of Ronaldo.

In an interview with ESPN reporter Dave McMenamin, James said, "Seeing the GOAT of soccer, Lionel Messi, grace the MLS with his greatness presence is a game-changer for us. His arrival not only elevates the league but also inspires a new generation of soccer fans in our country. It takes an unparalleled dedication, work ethic, and talent to achieve what Messi has, and I have nothing but respect and admiration for him. I'm wishing all the best to him."

Lebron James attended one of Lionel Messi's first games with Inter Miami last summer. The hype for football Messi brought to the United States is unlike any other footballer who arrived in the MLS. It is not a small achievement as the sport is among the most popular but is not the main sport, unlike Europe, South America, and the rest of the world.

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What's next for Lionel Messi and Inter Miami?

After losing three friendly games, drawing one, and winning their last game in the pre-season tour, Messi and Inter Miami will play in Japan tomorrow against Vissel Kobe. Messi caused anger among Hong Kong fans because he didn't play in the 4-1 Inter Miami win against Hong Kong XI. After playing tomorrow's game in Japan, Inter Miami will travel back to the US to play their last friendly against Newell's Old Boys.

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