Foremost and veteran English journalist, Piers Morgan believes that the elimination of Barcelona by Liverpool was made possible because they lacked a Cristiano Ronaldo in the team as Ronaldo would have given them the edge that Messi could not give.
The Catalan giants threw away a commanding 3-0 advantage from the first leg in Nou Camp and shipped four goals at Anfield last night.
Braces from Divock Origi and Gini Wijnaldum settled the matter at Ansfield with Lionel Messi fielded for the entire duration.
Messi and Barcelona’s hopes of winning the Champions League only became a nightmare
After watching rivals Real Madrid, inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo, lift the famous trophy in four of the previous five seasons, Messi had vowed to win the competition a fifth time this season
Morgan, a known Arsenal fan thinks Barca’s collapse would not have happened with the Portuguese superstar.
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The Good Morning Britain host also sparked the classic ‘Messi vs Ronaldo’ debate as he ended the tweet with the hashtag, ‘GOAT’, to say Ronaldo is the best player of all time rather than Messi.
Morgan tweeted, “Barcelona wouldn’t have lost that game if @Cristiano had been playing for them. Fact. #GOAT.”
Earlier in the night, Morgan had also tweeted: “Over-rated: #messi”