Basketball player Ja Morant calls out Lionel Messi

Spread the love

One of the most confident athletes in the world, Ja Morant, a basketball player with the Memphis Grizzlies, has called out Paris Saint-Germain footballer Lionel Messi.

Basketball player Ja Morant calls out Lionel Messi
Ja Morant

Morant has full confidence in himself, to the point where he publicly declared that he could beat Lionel Messi one-on-one in a soccer match. The one catch was that while facing Messi, Morant preferred to play as a goalkeeper.

While speaking about the challenge during an interview, he said: “I’m never going to say that somebody is going to beat me one-on-one in anything. I don’t care what it is, what sport it is. Soccer — who is the best player in soccer? C’mon, we can play. I want to be the goalie, somebody set it up.”

Fans of Messi will be happy to learn that one of the top NBA players at the moment believes Leo to be the finest footballer in the world.

See also  Florentino Perez, the president of Real Madrid, has informed his players that Kylian Mbappe will not be joining the club next season

Regarding his desire to compete against Messi in soccer, Morant might not like the embarrassment to be televised.

Basketball player Ja Morant calls out Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi with a Ballon d’Or award

It wouldn’t be Messi’s first recognition in the NBA if he eventually take on the challenge with Morant. Messi received a shout-out from Golden State point guard and MVP of the 2022 NBA Finals Stephen Curry when he switched from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain last year.

Ja Morant Stats

Morant has played with the Grizzlies for three seasons. In 187 regular-season games, he has averaged 21.2 points, 7.1 assists, and 4.5 rebounds. He was selected to take part in one All-Star game. He has received two awards: one for Most Improved Player and one for Rookie of the Year.

Where to purchase Ja Morant jersey

Morant jersey and gear can be gotten from the NBA Store website. Some of them are signed while others are not signed by the player. All his jersey bears his name and the No.12 at the back.

See also  Thomas Tuchel of Chelsea Slams Timo Werner for missing big chances

How tall is Ja Morant?

Basketball player Ja Morant calls out Lionel Messi

Taller basketball players have an advantage, but it’s not everything. While many excellent players are tall, there are several shorter guards who have achieved success.

Ja Morant, a bigger guard, is nonetheless agile, quick, and a lot of fun to watch. Ja Morant is 6’3 and that might be tall when compared to a typical player, but in a league where the average height is around 6’6, it’s on the shorter side.

How old is Ja Morant?

Morant was born on August 10, 1999. The star basketball player will be 23 years old in August 2022.

Where’s Ja Morant from?

Morant was born in Dalzell, South Carolina, which means that the NBA star is from the United States of America.

Morant was born into the family of Tee and Jamie Morant. His father, Tee wanted to play football overseas but couldn’t do that when his wife, Jamie, got pregnant. However, he later helped Morant to train in anticipation to become a basketball player.

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: