Lionel Messi & Neymar included on NBA Star Jimmy Butler’s list of ‘ten/ten’

Lionel Messi & Neymar included on NBA Star Jimmy Butler’s list of ‘ten/ten’ athletes

Soham Mukherjee

Oct 11, 2023 11:07+01:001

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Lionel Messi and Neymar were among the seven athletes labelled “ten/ten” by NBA star Jimmy Butler

  • Messi & Neymar in Butler’s “ten/ten” list
  • Eden Hazard & Ronaldinho were also included
  • All know for wearing the No.10

WHAT HAPPENED? The maverick Miami Heat forward, who is known for his swagger on the court, happens to be a huge football fan as well. In 2019, his admiration for Neymar was made public when he hailed him as the “greatest soccer player in the world”.

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Now, Butler has put up an Instagram post where he has uploaded seven of the greatest athletes who have donned the number 10 jersey and captioned it: “ten/ten”. Sadio Mane, Ronaldinho, Eden Hazard and Ronaldinho were the other footballers to make the final cut.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CyOusHvO_t_/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=652&rd=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.goal.com&rp=%2Fen%2Fnews%2Flionel-messi-neymar-labelled-ten-ten-athletes-jimmy-butler-cristiano-ronaldo-does-not-make-nba-star-s-final-list%2Fbltae0fc46a3ba6bbbf#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A5883.89999999851%2C%22ls%22%3A878.3000000044703%2C%22le%22%3A1566.8999999985099%7D

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Messi and Neymar played together for two years at Paris Saint-Germain, but both players left the club in the summer transfer window. Neymar is now plying his trade in the Saudi Pro League with Al-Hilal, while Messi is starring in MLS for Inter Miami.

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WHAT NEXT? Basketball fans are also speculating that the post might indicate Butler’s potential change in jersey number. He currently wears No.22 for Heat. Messi and Neymar are currently away on international duty with Argentina and Brazil respectively.https://adds.spox.com/w/apple-tv-mls-219/index.html?c=Inter%20Miami&ga=UA-62411523-1&dark=1&t=5657027

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Lionel Messi & Neymar included on NBA Star Jimmy Butler’s list of ‘ten/ten’ athletes

Soham Mukherjee

Oct 11, 2023 11:07+01:001

Messi-Neymar-Butler-PSG-NBA

Getty/GOAL

L. MessiNeymarInter MiamiMLSAl NassrAl Hilal

Lionel Messi and Neymar were among the seven athletes labelled “ten/ten” by NBA star Jimmy Butler

  • Messi & Neymar in Butler’s “ten/ten” list
  • Eden Hazard & Ronaldinho were also included
  • All know for wearing the No.10

WHAT HAPPENED? The maverick Miami Heat forward, who is known for his swagger on the court, happens to be a huge football fan as well. In 2019, his admiration for Neymar was made public when he hailed him as the “greatest soccer player in the world”.

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Now, Butler has put up an Instagram post where he has uploaded seven of the greatest athletes who have donned the number 10 jersey and captioned it: “ten/ten”. Sadio Mane, Ronaldinho, Eden Hazard and Ronaldinho were the other footballers to make the final cut.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CyOusHvO_t_/embed/captioned/?cr=1&v=13&wp=652&rd=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.goal.com&rp=%2Fen%2Fnews%2Flionel-messi-neymar-labelled-ten-ten-athletes-jimmy-butler-cristiano-ronaldo-does-not-make-nba-star-s-final-list%2Fbltae0fc46a3ba6bbbf#%7B%22ci%22%3A0%2C%22os%22%3A5883.89999999851%2C%22ls%22%3A878.3000000044703%2C%22le%22%3A1566.8999999985099%7D

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Messi and Neymar played together for two years at Paris Saint-Germain, but both players left the club in the summer transfer window. Neymar is now plying his trade in the Saudi Pro League with Al-Hilal, while Messi is starring in MLS for Inter Miami.

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WHAT NEXT? Basketball fans are also speculating that the post might indicate Butler’s potential change in jersey number. He currently wears No.22 for Heat. Messi and Neymar are currently away on international duty with Argentina and Brazil respectively.https://adds.spox.com/w/apple-tv-mls-219/index.html?c=Inter%20Miami&ga=UA-62411523-1&dark=1&t=5657027

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Quiz: How well do you really know Premier League club badges?
Quiz: How well do you know '90s Premier League shirt sponsors?
Quiz: Only a Barcelona superfan can name at least 12/15 of these club legends
Quiz: Only a Real Madrid superfan can name at least 12/15 of these club legends

QUIZZES

EDITORS’ PICKS

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Man Utd goalkeepers GFX
Messi back to Barcelona GFX
Wayne Rooney, D.C United

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