Germany star Florian Wirtz made his pick Between Cristiano Ronaldo And Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo? When Germany star Florian Wirtz made his pick

German youngster Florian Wirtz made his pick between Lionel Messi
and Cristiano Ronaldo earlier this year. In a viral video recorded by a
fan during Bayer Leverkusen’s Bundesliga title celebration this season.

Wirtz chose Leo Messi over Ronaldo when asked to make his choice.

This is not the first time Wirtz has talked about idolizing Lionel Messi. In a
2022 interview with Sky Sports Germany, the Bayer Leverkusen star
claimed that nobody can play like the Argentine and revealed that he
wanted to be as good as him as a child.

 

“My first jersey, however, was Messi’s Argentina jersey. When I
was little, he was the best player there was at the time in the world. I
watched videos of him, was a fan of his – I wanted to be as good as
him,” Wirtz admitted (via GOAL).

“Of course, I’ve developed my own style in the meantime. But
nobody can play like Messi – he has his own way of playing.
Sometimes, I watch more specifically how he solves situations,” he
added.

This is not the first time Wirtz has talked about idolizing Lionel Messi. In a
2022 interview with Sky Sports Germany, the Bayer Leverkusen star
claimed that nobody can play like the Argentine and revealed that he
wanted to be as good as him as a child.

Florian Wirtz had an incredible season with Bayer Leverkusen as he won
the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal with the club. He was key to the The attacking midfielder also scored the opening goal for Germany in
the Euro 2024 opener against Scotland on Friday (June 14), ultimately
leading to a 5-1 victory for their side.

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