Almost simultaneously, Lionel Messi misses a critical penalty for PSG against Real Madrid in the first leg of the Champions League competition, while Cristiano Ronaldo scores against Brighton in the Premier League to put Manchester United ahead.
Fans on Twitter, who are divided over the two teams’ fierce rivalry, went berserk after the Argentine’s missed penalty as the Portuguese scored at the same time.
Messi misses a penalty…
One minute later.
Ronaldo scores… pic.twitter.com/h0IpGh6dZs
— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) February 15, 2022
Manchester United defeated Brighton, 2-0 in the Premier League, with Ronaldo scoring the opening goal and Bruno Fernandes scoring in extra time.
Messi, on the other hand, missed a penalty against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League, but Mbappe scored a late goal in extra time to give PSG the lead for the second leg. The game ended in a 1-0 victory for PSG over the Whites.