Cristiano Ronaldo accused of sponsoring troll accounts to spread negative PR about Lionel Messi on Facebook

Cristiano Ronaldo accused of sponsoring troll accounts to spread negative PR about Lionel Messi on Facebook

On social media, football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and his team have been accused of paying troll accounts to spread negative PR about Lionel Messi on Facebook

With an astounding 618 million Instagram followers and 168 million Facebook fans, Ronaldo is one of the most followed athletes in the world. There have been numerous fan accounts for Ronaldo that exist on social media, where the accounts post the most recent information about the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. However, a recent post about Ronaldo on the Meta site has sparked debate.

Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo accused of sponsoring troll accounts to spread negative PR about Lionel Messi on Facebook

Ronaldo recently revealed that awards like the Ballon d’Or and FIFA the best were becoming less credible in a sense. The entire season needed to be examined. It’s not that Mbappe, Haaland, or Messi didn’t deserve it, but he genuinely did not think those awards just did justice anymore. He further added that it had nothing to do with his Globe Soccer victory. However, were stats the figures never lied. Therefore, the fact that the figures were facts made him much happier.

Ronaldo made an unexpected partnership with a fan page

The user ‘GOATnaldo Junction’ shared a post describing, “The Ballon d’Or hits different when it’s earned.” The post has 87,000 likes and 108,000 followers. The post comes after Ronaldo questioned the validity of individual honours in the wake of Lionel Messi’s victory as the Best FIFA Men’s Player.

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A notification stating that “Cristiano Ronaldo compensated GOATnaldo Junction to share this post” appeared when one clicked on the “about partnership” section. Branded content enables creators to collaborate with companies to promote goods and services, so Ronaldo’s social media team might have sponsored the content for the fan page.

The content in question has since been taken down. On X, nevertheless, the post’s screenshot went viral in no time, with fans criticising him for being insecure about Messi’s achievements. Moreover, it’s important to keep in mind that Ronaldo’s social media profiles are supposedly run by a staff person rather than by him in the interim. The SportsGrail has reached out to Ronaldo’s team in order to obtain a response, but they have yet to comment.

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Ronaldo has apologized to the public for his injury

The Portuguese sensation would not have been able to play against Zheijang and Shanghai Shenhua due to a muscular ailment that he is now treating. The decision has been made to postpone the friendly games and reschedule them for a later period, as the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is unable to participate in front of a devoted fan base.

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