Football fan murders friend over Christiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi
The man, a Nigerian, argued and stabbed his friend and fellow country man to death after a heated argument over who was the best football player in the world between the the two football icons.
Michael Chukwuma 21 and Obina Durumchukwu 34, two Nigerian friends met on Saturday night to celebrate Chukwuma's birthday.
By Sunday morning the birthday celebration was forgotten as the two friends started arguing about football.
In the course of the argument the older of the two men, the victim Obina Durumchukwu, took a bottle and threw it at the face of his friend. The bottle broke and fragments of glass injured the face of Chukwuma.
In anger, Chukwuma grabbed the broken bottle and attacked Durumchukwu and viciously stabbed him to death.
- Messi and Ronaldo have dominated football for almost a decade.
- Many football fans are divided over who is best.
- They have won the Ballon d'Or 9 times between them
Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo have long since 2007 been considered two of the world's best footballers.
Many football fans have constantly debated over who rules football between the two star strikers.
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The Portuguese Captain has won the Ballon d'Or three times, while the Argentine captain has won the Ballon d'Or 5 times.
A viable debate.
But on that Sunday morning the football debate resulted in a gruesome death.