Social Media Roundup: Is this your GOAT?

June 22, 2018
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The 2018 FIFA World Cup which kicked off in Russia last week continues this week. Many of the matches played during the course of the week trended on social media. However, Croatia's 3-0 victory over Argentina yesterday stood out.

Mostly because Lionel Messi, one of football's most legendary players of all time and of this generation failed to lead his Argentine team to victory. This attracted tons of reactions from football fans all over the world.

Is this your GOAT?

The debate of who's the greatest of all time (GOAT) in football continues as fans compared Messi with Cristiano Ronaldo, as usual.


Messi should retire

It's settled!

Messi is still the GOAT, show some respect

Who's your GOAT, Messi or Ronaldo? Feel free to drop yout answers in the comments section. Read on for other trending topics on social media this week.

Tradegy at Ojuelegba

On Tuesday this week, a trailer carrying tons of plywood on the Ojuelegba bridge in Lagos fell off the bridge, leading to casualties.

Eye witnesses

A few reactions.

Sad stuff

This is Nigeria

The Lagos state government has reportedly banned trucks from using the Ojuelegba bridge;

We do hope that the ban is enforced this time. Read more reactions here.

National Assembly vs President Buhari

This week, President Mohammadu Buhari signed the Appropriation Bill into law authorising the expediture of government funds.

The President however had some reservations with the way the National Assembly slashed the budget and he made it known in a series of tweets.

Read the thread here.


Oh well

Read this:

Read more reactions here.

Is Maraji funny?

This week, popular social media comedian Maraji was trending on Twitter after she  posted a new comedy skit.

A few reactions

Maraji is the funniest and most creative of them all

She's not even that funny

The battle of the funniest social media comedian

Read more reactions here.

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