There’s an online debate currently trending on Nigerian Twitter, after a Twitter user compared Michael Jackson with Messi and Ronaldo.
The Twitter user @onovo_xx , said Messi and Ronaldo are more famous than Michael Jackson. This sparked an online debate as many Nigerians slammed the Twitter user for the statement.
“Wait o….Y’all think Michael Jackson is more popular than the Messi and Ronaldo of now ??😂They’d dust him 😂👍🏽
“Michael Jacksons biggest performance was in Prague 1996 with 126,000 people
So Messi and Ronaldo would not pass this number ??😂” he tweeted.
Michael Jacksons biggest performance was in Prague 1996 with 126,000 people
So Messi and Ronaldo would not pass this number ??😂
— baby pluto. (@onovo_xx) March 2, 2021
The statement led to an online debate, as many Nigerians slammed him for comparing the King of Pop to Messi and Ronaldo.
See some of the reactions below.
Using “😂👍🏽” like you’ve said something sensible.
— IRREPLACEABLE (@Laxix6) March 2, 2021
Hundreds of people faint during Michael Jackson performance… How many dey faint for messi and Ronaldo … Rest joor …
— South Side bro ✌ (@thatphoneboy) March 2, 2021
Michael Jackson is the most popular person ever, dead or alive. 👍🏿
— Mazi Olisaemeka C. ™ (@OlisaOsega) March 2, 2021
The world has never seen a superstar like Michael Jackson. It’s really that simple. Even the biggest stars in his time were his fans. They had fan stories of when they met him, like you would have stories of when you met the stars you stan. No one comes close, then or now.
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) March 2, 2021
Michael Jackson is the most popular man to have walked the earth. You people need to should stop please 😭
— Neymar PR (@Bagofnuts_) March 2, 2021