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Sofiane Boufal denies his insulting statements about Cristiano Ronaldo

Keylor Navas

Sofiane Boufal left no mistake about who won the age-old Messi-Ronaldo debate as he described Morocco’s incredible World Cup journey. Boufal was speaking to Qatari sports station Alkass about his team’s incredible run to the World Cup semi-finals . He offered a straight-forward answer when asked the inevitable question.

Sofiane Boufal chooses Messi over Ronaldo

Sofiane Boufal ‘s Moroccan Lions astonished the world in Qatar with their intense defensive efforts and powerful counter-attacks. With their quarter-final victory over Ronaldo’s Portugal, they became the first African team to reach the World Cup’s final four.

Sofiane Boufal exclaimed his preferences and mocks Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the greatest player in history.

“With all due respect to him, but I enjoyed seeing him cry, rather than us crying. I prefer Messi over Ronaldo & the club I wish to play for is BARCELONA.” – via GOAL.

Boufal denies previous claims on instagram

Sofiane Boufal has turned to social media to deny stating he ‘enjoyed seeing Cristiano Ronaldo cry’ following World Cup elimination of Portugal. According to quotes attributed to the winger i.e. “He was relieved to see Ronaldo in tears rather than him or his Moroccan teammates following their spectacular World Cup win over Portugal in Doha” . But Boufal moved to Instagram to denounce the quotes as ‘FAKE,‘ showing a snapshot of an image of him and Ronaldo with the quote in issue written across it.
After a month out, Boufal returned to action for Al-Rayyan in a 2-2 draw with Al-Sailiya in the Qatar Stars League. This midweek, they face title contenders Al-Duhail.

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