Soccer Legend Cristiano Ronaldo Is Equally Great in Basketball

By: Fatima Roshni Image credit: Arab News

Basketball as a sport today is not limited to associations like the NBA and others. Eminent athletes representing other genres of sports have been on display, showcasing their basketball skills.

With its evolution, basketball has garnered quite a bit of attention from fans and popular figures reflecting their interest in it, including popular footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.

As one of the greatest players of all time, the Portuguese and Al-Nassr star was the subject of speculation on social media after showcasing his jump shots and basket throws.

Showcasing his inner or hidden talents for basketball and trying out a new sport out in public during his team's training session, the five-time Ballon d'Or recipient has been widely discussed.

The video after receiving reactions from Ronaldo's fans, has resulted in comparisons of his skills against those of other prominent stars, including Messi, Michael Jordan, and LeBron James.

Reactions read,"Messi would've missed it", "GOAT at football, GOAT at basketball,", "If he were a basketball player LeBron would never come close" and "Michael Jordan goes down to number 2",

Despite his first attempt at a shootout, Cristiano's fame earned him quite a bit of prominence and respect in comparison to the experienced and legendary basketball players in the NBA and others.

With the shootout video going viral on social media, Cristiano is training with the Portugal team for the upcoming match against Slovakia scheduled for October 13, 2023.

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