THE BALL – Miguel Oliveira was asked about Messi in Argentina and answered with… Ronaldo (Moto GP)

Argentina hosts the third race of the MotoGP World Championship on Sunday. Today was the day of the press conference, during which he was in the running to vote… the best football player in the world.

In front of journalists, Enea Bastianini (Gresini Racing) – championship leader – Miguel Oliveira (Red Bull KTM), Fabio Quartararo (Monster Energy Yamaha) – current world champion – and Johann Zarco (Pramac Racing) revealed their preference between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. And the winner was… the captain of the national team.

The Manchester United ace won three votes, while the Argentinian did not go beyond one: Zarco is the one who preferred the PSG striker for his character. Opinion quiet by the determination of Miguel Oliveira: “It’s simple, Ronaldo is the best. There is no discussion”.

Quartararo also justified his choice by going back to his childhood. “It was great fun to watch him play. His work and his dedication are a motivation for many athletes,” said the French runner.

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