From Cristiano Ronaldo to Lionel Messi: 5 footballers and their equivalent character from Avengers

First Published Dec 23, 2020, 4:28 PM IST

Footballers are no less than superheroes, owing to their sound athletic abilities, as they play one of the most physical forms of team sports. As for superheroes, Marvel's Avengers possesses the top ones, while some footballers have similarity with some of them.

<p>Any footballer on the planet is no less than a superhero. The reason we say that is due to their sound ability and skills to play the sport, which is considered one of the most physical forms of team sports.</p>

Any footballer on the planet is no less than a superhero. The reason we say that is due to their sound ability and skills to play the sport, which is considered one of the most physical forms of team sports.

<p>As for superheroes, Marvel's Avengers happen to possess some of the best superheroes on the planetoid. However, have you ever wondered what if some of these superheroes can be signified by a footballer?</p>

As for superheroes, Marvel's Avengers happen to possess some of the best superheroes on the planetoid. However, have you ever wondered what if some of these superheroes can be signified by a footballer?

<p>Over the years, there have been a number of top footballers who have made a name for themselves. On the same note, we take a few of the best ones and compare them to their identical superhero from the Avengers.</p>

Over the years, there have been a number of top footballers who have made a name for themselves. On the same note, we take a few of the best ones and compare them to their identical superhero from the Avengers.

<p><strong>Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Dr Strange): </strong>The Swedish legend has made a name for himself, playing at various club and winning titles. Owing to his highly-attributed abilities, he is a self-proclaimed God of Football. He hardly cares about the age and time he resides in and puts up top-notch performance on each occasion. The same goes for Dr Strange, who just loves to play with space and time. All Zlatan needs is a cape to make him the sorcerer of football.</p>

Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Dr Strange): The Swedish legend has made a name for himself, playing at various club and winning titles. Owing to his highly-attributed abilities, he is a self-proclaimed God of Football. He hardly cares about the age and time he resides in and puts up top-notch performance on each occasion. The same goes for Dr Strange, who just loves to play with space and time. All Zlatan needs is a cape to make him the sorcerer of football.

<p><strong>Neymar (Loki):</strong> The topmost Brazilian playmaker and the most expensive player in football transfer history, he needs to represent someone unique. Speaking of unique, no other superhero is as individual as Loki. He is mostly known for being notorious and he termed as the God of Mischief. Neymar, too, is perceived to be quite mischievous, owing to his conniving tactics of exaggerating fouls and injuries, which indeed frustrates not just opponents or the referees, but even his teammates.</p>

Neymar (Loki): The topmost Brazilian playmaker and the most expensive player in football transfer history, he needs to represent someone unique. Speaking of unique, no other superhero is as individual as Loki. He is mostly known for being notorious and he termed as the God of Mischief. Neymar, too, is perceived to be quite mischievous, owing to his conniving tactics of exaggerating fouls and injuries, which indeed frustrates not just opponents or the referees, but even his teammates.

<p><strong>Mohamed Salah (Thor):</strong> The Liverpool talisman and the so-called Egyptian Godfather, Mohamed Salah, has become an integral part of Liverpool's of late success. Known for his electrifying energy on the field, Liverpool is almost sure to win if he strikes a goal. Speaking of electrifying, no other Avenger is as good as Thor, commonly referred to as the God of Thunder.</p>

Mohamed Salah (Thor): The Liverpool talisman and the so-called Egyptian Godfather, Mohamed Salah, has become an integral part of Liverpool's of late success. Known for his electrifying energy on the field, Liverpool is almost sure to win if he strikes a goal. Speaking of electrifying, no other Avenger is as good as Thor, commonly referred to as the God of Thunder.

<p><strong>Lionel Messi (Hulk):</strong> Messi is one of the best and is known for his relentless approach, no matter what the situation is. Given any day, he can just destroy his opponents. His calibre is similar to that of Hulk. Hulk is pure by his soul but can be lethal if messed with.</p>

Lionel Messi (Hulk): Messi is one of the best and is known for his relentless approach, no matter what the situation is. Given any day, he can just destroy his opponents. His calibre is similar to that of Hulk. Hulk is pure by his soul but can be lethal if messed with.

<p><strong>Cristiano Ronaldo (Iron Man): </strong>Another best and modern-day GOAT, Ronaldo is also famous for being rich and a playboy. Speaking of the same, the only Avenger that fits his character is Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Tony himself admitted once that he is a genius, millionaire and a Romeo. Need we say more?</p>

Cristiano Ronaldo (Iron Man): Another best and modern-day GOAT, Ronaldo is also famous for being rich and a playboy. Speaking of the same, the only Avenger that fits his character is Tony Stark, aka Iron Man. Tony himself admitted once that he is a genius, millionaire and a Romeo. Need we say more?