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Man kills friend over Messi vs Ronaldo argument

Common football debate went too far.

A man killed his friend over their Messi vs Ronaldo argument after smashing a glass towards him
WENT TOO FAR: Common debate

A Nigerian man is said to have killed his friend and fellow countryman during a Messi vs Ronaldo argument in India that had enraged the pair who took opposing sides in the debate.

Hindustan Times report:

Police said the man who was killed, Obinna Michael Durumchukwa, 34, was celebrating his birthday with his friend Nwabu Chukwuma, 22, at a rented flat, when they started to argue over who the better player was — the Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo or his counterpart at Barcelona, Lionel Messi.

Durumchukwa flung a glass at Chukwuma, which missed him and broke against the wall.

Chukwuma then picked up a shard of glass and cut his friend’s throat in a fit of rage, said police inspector, Kiran Kabadi of Tulinj station.

And that:

Both were celebrating the birthday with beer since morning, said the police.