The bizarre Brendan Rodgers answer to being asked 'Messi or Ronaldo?'


Celtic fans will have loved Brendan Rodgers response when asked if he would rather have Cristiano Ronaldo or Leo Messi.

The former Swansea and Liverpool manager had 'An Evening With' at Glasgow's SEC Armadillo last week, hosted by TV presenter Eamonn Holmes.

Rodgers took the reins at Celtic in the summer of 2016 and won a domestic treble in his debut season in Scotland.

He's a very popular figure in Glasgow and is close to breaking an incredible 100-year record set by Willie Maley at Celtic.

The Parkhead side can set a new British record of 63 domestic games unbeaten if they avoid defeat away at St. Johnstone on Saturday afternoon.

“Willie Maley was at Celtic for 43 years,” Rodgers said in Belfast this week.

“You are lucky to get 43 days now. Knowing he was the first manager and a Northern Ireland man from Newry, I’ve looked into his history. He was the guy who started it all rolling and put us under pressure to win.”

Rodgers bizarre response to Messi Vs Ronaldo question


The 44-year-old manager was quoted saying some pretty ridiculous things during his time in the Premier League - but perhaps none more ridiculous than this.

Messi and Ronaldo have won each of the last nine Ballon dOr awards between them and the Portuguese forward looks certain to win his fifth in December following an incredible end to the 2016/17 season.

The argument over who is the better player will almost definitely go on for years to come - and Rodgers has shed a little light on who he believes is the GOAT [Greatest of All-Time.]

Holmes asked, "If you had the money, and they were ready to go, Messi or Ronaldo?"

Dariusz Dziekanowski, more affectionately known as Jacki Dziekanowski, became something of a cult hero at Celtic Park during his three-year stay between 1989 and 1992.

The Polish striker was an entertainer with unarguable talent - but had a reputation as a heavy drinker and a party animal.

Dziekanowski became a Celtic fan favourite after scoring an amazing four goals in a nail-biting European Cup Winners' Cup tie against Partizan Belgrade.

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