Luka Doncic has become one of the most famous players in the NBA. His performance on the court has definitely helped him reach that level. As he reached great heights, details about his early life were also revealed.It is well known that Luca played for his Madrid basketball team before joining the NBA. It’s a fact. And this seems to contribute to the person he idolizes in football as well.
Soccer is one of the most watched sports in the world. Seemingly growing rapidly, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi are definitely the pillars of the sport. They have taken football to the next level and immersed billions in the game. And Luke looks the same. Not long ago, the Dallas Mavericks star opened up about who his favorite player is.
Why does Luka Doncic prefer Cristiano Ronaldo over Lionel Messi as his favorite soccer player?
In an interview, Luca revealed that his favorite player growing up was none other than Cristiano Ronaldo. The reason for the preference is not so surprising.
Luca joined Real Madrid’s academy when he was just 13 years old. That’s his 2012. Ronaldo was one of the world’s best footballers that year. The former Los Blancos striker used to score goals left-right-center under the guidance of Jose Mourinho. , has attracted millions of fans.
NBA superstar Luka Doncic tells Steve Nash about his love of football, Real Madrid, and the nerves he had when he met Cristiano Ronaldo (➡️@Verizon) pic.twitter.com/dw70rBWuBW
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At the same time, Luca revealed that he had met CR7 in person in the past. This shows how great Ronaldo, the superstar of his time, was. To be honest, he’s on a bigger level now.
During his time at Real Madrid, Ronaldo scored 450 goals in just 438 appearances. To this day, this is him one of the best records ever held by any player at any club. It is no exaggeration to say that this state of affairs will continue for some time. One of the main reasons Luca is such a big fan of Ronaldo is that he witnessed his five-time Ballon d’Or winner’s greatness from the front row.