Abadlali abavelele bazophuthelwa ama-quarter-final e-Champions League okokuqala ngqa eminyakeni eyi-16

Dylan Bettencourt

Akuyona imfihlo ukuthi abadlali abavelele uLionel Messi, oneminyaka engama-33, noCristiano Ronaldo, oneminyaka engama-36 sebesondele ekuthatheni umhlala phansi emsebenzini wabo omuhle.

Kepha ngokokuqala ngqa eminyakeni eyi-16 ukuthi kubabibikho kubo noyedwa ozodlala kwi-final eight ye-UEFA Champions League. Lesi yisikhathi sokuqala kusukela ngesizini yowezi-2004/2005, mhlawumbe kukhombisa ukuphela kwesikhathi.

Laba bobabili basebenzise iminyaka eyishumi edlule bephula irekhodi ngemuva kwerekhodi. Kepha lokhu kuyirekhodi noyedwa wabo azojabula ukulibona liphela.

URonaldo neqembu lakhe le-Juventus bakhishwe kulo mqhudelwano yi-FC Porto ngomthetho wamagoli asekuhambeni ngamaphuzu agcina ngokulingana ngamagoli amane kwamane.

UMessi nozakwabo eqenjini le-Barcelona bakhishwe ngonya kulo mqhudelwano yi-Paris Saint Germain ngokuhlulwa ngamagoli amahlanu kwamabili.

Ubufakazi bokubusa kwabo ukuthi bathengise kanjani ngemiklomelo ye-Ballon d’Or, okuyindondo ehlonishwayo ebholeni lomhlaba, phakathi kowezi-2008 kuya kowezi-2017. UMessi usenqobe lo mklomelo amahlandla ayisithupha noRonaldo amahlandla ayisihlanu, kucace bha ngomdlali ovela e-France uMichel Platini, uyinqobe amahlandla amathathu.

Abalandeli balaba bazobe besaba ngosuku lapho laba ababili bezothatha umhlalaphansi. Kepha kuze kube yileso sikhathi ngokungangabazeki bazokujabulela ukuzibona eminyakeni embalwa edlule yemisebenzi yabo.

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