Manchester United and England legend, Rio Ferdinand has responded to the end of Argentina and Portugal from the Russia 2018 World Cup on Saturday
He said for the two players, who are viewed as the best ever to leave the stage so early, implies that football is a team game.
Barcelona striker Lionel Messi did not satisfy his billing in Russia, scoring just once in the competition and missed a penalty against Iceland.
Ferdinand noticed that Messi’s fourteenth moment goals against Nigeria was one of the snapshots of the 2018 World Cup.
He additionally featured Cristiano Ronaldo’s individual performance against Spain, a game in which he scored a hat-trick.
“The 2 Greats have left the #worldcup at a similar stage around the same time… Ronaldo will be recollected at this World Cup for his hattrick against one of the top picks Spain,” Ferdinand composed on Twitter.
“Messi for his one moment of brightness against Nigeria! Just demonstrates football is a TEAM work,” he included.
RIO FERDINAND couldn’t resist also mocking Sergio Ramos after he dramatically celebrated an own goal during Spain’s exit to Russia.
The Spanish defender sprinted to the cameras in celebration after replays showed the ball clearly hit the calf of Russia veteran Sergey Ignashevich.
World Cup’s oldest ever player to score an own goal, was too busy wrestling Ramos to see where the ball would end up.
But the Real Madrid man wheeled away in celebration and tried to claim the goal as his own.