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Ronaldinho Or Okocha: Who Is More Skillful?

Between the 'almighty' Ronaldinho of 2002 - 2006 and our own 'African Maradona' - Jay Jay of the 90's, who do you think is more skillful?

As for me, I think Okocha is.

Note: 'Skills' here is meant to explain who dribbles better and 'makes fool' of opponents more on the field of play.

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Ronaldinho Or Okocha are both talented footballers and very famous, too. Surely Okocha has become one of the first Nigerian and African footballers, who showed great results playign in Western clubs. It is hard to compare the two players. Each of them has its amazing strong sides. And it is the matter of personal likes as to who plays the best among them. Learn more about the richest football club in the world and how the game started to produce money.

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Okocha is a very special player for Africa. He has shown the world the talent and abilities of African players. You may find out more about WHO IS OKOCHA here https://ask.naij.com/sports/who-is-okocha-i23769.html

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These two footballers come from different backgrounds and countries. They also have very different achievements in sports. While Ronaldinho is much more famous in Europe, Okocha is considered one of the best football players of Nigeria (of his generation). Over twenty years ago Okocha has made a sensation in Europe, too. He was transferred to Paris St-Germain and the club paid over 14 million pounds for the African player. Back at that time it was the most expensive “African” transfer ever. So, each of them is successful and skillful in their way and it is hard to compare these two footballers.

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jay jay is better than ronaldinho

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Yes Okocha had the skill but with all his skills, His Skills had NO END PRODUCT!!!!

Kanu has Skills and his Skills had an impact,

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Are u saying that nairalanders have biased opinions?

Forget the fact that Okocha is a Nigerian,skill wise, He is better than 'Dinho

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Abeg leave story. . Ronaldinho poo no dey smell. . maybe now, but not when this thread was started

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@ poster, what do you expect when you are asking an opinion abt a Nigerian player on a Nigerian forum

you are bound to get a whole lot of biased opinions init.

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The difference is clear, Jay Jay is far faaaaaar better.

Remember he is a midfielder and he was never tired of showing skills.

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hi peeps,

For me I think jay jay is not just lucky He is the most skillful player of our time.[center][i][/i][/center]

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with my own knowledge on soccer, i think jayjay is better than ronaldinho. ronaldinho only specialise on one on one dribbling but jayjay can take four at the same time. he even can take the whole team. remember when he wan in frankfurth? even the two of them has been in a team together in psg but ronaldinho is preffered to keep the bench warm and pray jayjay should have injury so he can play. but comeon ronaldinho is good no doubt. but jay jay is the best

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hard to judge but it ganna be JAYYYYYYYY JAYYYYYYYYYYY OF THE 90's BUT RONALDINHO NA CRAZY GUY I WONDER WHY HE DOESNT USE MUST OF HIS SKILLS NOW ADAYS

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;d ;d ;d ;d ;d ;d ;d ;d ;d ;d

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Wow!!! This is too difficult a question to answer, but, I give it to "Pa JAY"; he is SKILL himself

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Ronaldinho has a hint of Okocha in his game.That tells you he learnt quite a few things from a certain Okocha who was his teammate at some point.

Bottomline-Okocha is the master while Ronaldinho was and is still his apprentice.If only Okocha is "Okochadinho" he would have won the World player of the year award a dozen times.

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OMO MAKE ANYBODY NO TAKE AM PLAY CAUSE ANY WHERE BABA DEY THEM GO DEY BOW

JAY JAY

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That's not totally true. The french guy that posted on the previous page is a neutral guy, and he thinks Jay-Jay is more skillful.

Note: We're talking skills here.

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okocha's case is one that reminds us of the bitter truth than there is politics in football (no matter what anybody says).totally agree that if okocha had been an 'okochadinho' he would have been world footballer of the at least once.imagine losing the African footballer's crown year in year out.

objectively speaking, I think okocha of then is better than ronaldinho.

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This argument should not be about patriotism, we should be objective in this case, i think ronaldinho is a football genius, but i think okocha is more of an entertainer, but no disrespect to anyone, okocha is an excellent player, while ronaldinho is a magnificient player, nuff said

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Na wetin u wan hear be that,no be so?

Ronaldinho is just a better version of Jay-Jay,He has a wonderful pace.He fapped so many skills from different skillful footballers and makes it better. Nothin is original from him but he does it betta than anyone who's done it before.We're just sentimental coz it's our own Jay-Jay. ask any neutral person and he'll tell U Ronaldinho's the best since Maradona. I love Jay-Jay too but i know what Ronaldinho can do.

@ latter topic

I'll say it is a tie!

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Okocha is far far skillful than Ronadinho

If Okocha faces an opponent he's going to dribble that opponet hands down but Ronaldinho will use of hand to pull the player.

What kind of skill do you call that?

THe Okocha of USA 94 can't be comapred to the Ronaldinho of now, The Okocha of fernabache that made Oliver Khan frustrated cant be compared to the Ronaldinho of now.

He ought to have won the world footballer of the year if not for racism.

Okocha is the best far better than Ronaldinho.

And Ronaldinho even confessed to this when he said he watches Okocha's video and uses that to improve his skills.

Okocha is the best.

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Including the French guy, retourneur?

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Aha!

I see guys here are really displaying love for Nigeria not the compared skills.

Roll on men! its allowed.

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okocha! oh kocha!!! ooohhh kochaaaa!!!!

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Ronnie is more productive than okocha, And that makes him abeta playa than JJ.

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well to me i think ronaldinho is better. considering his contributions to his current club. barca.

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They re both skillful.its ronaldinho's time.remember he was always on the bench 4 jay jay back at psg,during okocha's time.remember jay jay at france 98,he was simply wonderful.2 me they d most skilfull players ever.if u've watched them well,they both have skills with there names written allover.jay jay has this special type of step over that only him those,and ronaldinho does the snake bite kind of dribble.

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The question is who's skillfull and not who scores more.JJ the man,He makes it known to the opponent that he's about to dribble him and still do it.His passes are accurate(leg to leg).Infact,l will say he deserve to have been African Football of the Year long time ago and even world footballer of the year.

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Are we still on this? c'mon this topic shpuld have died long ago, arthur was talking about Jay jay wanting to cut a player few months ago, hey man, Okocha is no longer the magician he used to be so puleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeezzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz we are comparing the Okocha of the mid 90s to the current Ronaldinho

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Actually, Ronaldinho is the best.

Best of all best.

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As for me j. J is the best.

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@ Dayo,

Okocha did dat in the early 90s he stopped that long ago, in fact that was way back in Germany, against Khan, not anymore now.

Don't forget he has a bad Bottom shot too.

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In every aspect of the game Skill or Purpose Ronaldinho is FAR ahead of Okocha Okocha can compete with Denilson Not Ronaldinho That is why all reasonable world class coach do not want him in their team A player that would dribble the keeper and turn back really ,

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Kindly do me yourself a favour - Go to page 1 and read the first post, and subsequent posts as well. Thanks!

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Nope no curses its my belief their "REAL" age just catches up with them

Football is a game of talent,skill, stamina and brains ehm, if i have forgotten anything u may add it

The motto is "catch them young" and when some players CHEAT on a level playing field, they will surely be found out because its only a matter of time before the physical aspects of the sport takes its toll on their bodies

Thats why after these FIFA age-group competitions certain footballers fade into oblivion within a few years whilst others keep shining and reach their pinacle of success within those SAME few years

A case in point was Atlanta 96 at which these GEMS emerged Hernan Crespo, Ariel Ortega,Javier Zanetti, Alessandro Nesta,Fabio Cannavaro,Gianluigi Buffon, Patrick Vieira, Robert Pires, Sylvain Wiltord, Dida, Ronaldo,

Vis-a-vis

These players who were also stars at the tournament Tijani Babangida(Okada) Celestine Babayaro(Playboy) Augustine Okocha(so good they named him twice) Wilson Oruma(Headmaster) Sunday Oliseh(Master Passer) Kanu Nwankwo(Papilo) Taribo West(Pastor) Mobi Oparaku(Shortie) Victor Ikpeba(Prince of Monaco)

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KING THIERRY HENRY (II) not any of them.

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@ Rikkyjen.

U are absolutely spot-on and i admire ur brilliant analysis.

I have pondered times without number why Nigerian players just seem to lose the momentum and fail to push things beyond the finish line.

Check this out--------------

Kanu was named the MVP at Atlanta 96. The same competition had Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Roberto Carlos, Crespo, Roberto Ayala, Ortega, Nuno Gomes, Makelele, Pires, Vieira, Wiltord, Dida, Morientes and Mendieta.

Although, few peops might argue with me but i'm absolutely sure Kanu was miles better than the crop of players i mentioned as at Atlanta 96 but how/why did Kanu decline and the bulk of the above-named players went on to become superstars.

Anutha classic example was Nigeria 99.

Julius Agahowa and Pius Ikedia both had a very brilliant tournament which should have launched 'em to greater heights but where are they today?

The same competiton also had players like Ronaldinho, Cambiasso, Ashley Cole, Damien Duff, Robbie Keane, Diego Forlan, Rafael Marquez and Iker Casillas.

My question here is why do other players(European/South-American) use youth tournaments as a launch pad to boost their respective careers and Africans especially Nigerians just fade to black?

Is it the falsification of age factor or a curse?

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well for me i will tell yu that ronaldinhi was inspired by the skills of JJ in PSG , I heard the ESPN commentator sayin that ronaldinho him self admited that he learn his tricks from strreets of brazil and waching JJ play in PSG,

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I am sure its only a Nigerian that can think of comparing Ronaldinho and Oko-what Okocha when Okocha never played for a top team in his career he played 3 world cups without any impact never won African footballer for once we would talk of CAF bias as if it was UEFA that gave Kanu the award twice George Weah won the world footballer as a Liberian. In Africa Weah, Abedi, Etoo, Roger Milla, Kanu are all better than Okocha who can be compared to Denilson a no focus player That enjoyed playing in Fenerbahce,PSG,Bolton and Frankfurt which are third or fourth grade European teams

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This thread is really usless because it is obvious that ronaldinho is by far better.Don't think its because i'm a female because my favorite sport is soccer so i know what i'm saying.

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can someone close this thread, pleasssssssssseeeee

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Are we still on this!

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Let's see what Ronaldinho achieves in this world cup, meanwhile, Robben is fast moving up.

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Hum, hucarson, who else was in contention for the crown(i.e world footballer and all that) when George Weah won. I aint no rascist but the fact is, ok listen, I was reading this interview our former coach westerhof granted one of these soccer magaines and the guy was like on several occasions he had warned Okocha NEVER to dribble but to simply make those passes. And its not just him even his former boss, Allardyce, never appreciated his showmanship. But let me ask you which coach in the world now or in the past will tell Ronaldinho or any other Brazilian for that matter not to dribble. It simply cant happen. Africans are not known for their dribbling skills, Okocha is just exceptional to possess it but for the fact that he is from a continent where dribbling and showmanship is not part of the agenda in its game, it is simply not encouraged.

@Christino

I simply dont have ur time. want to talk hiphop, battle or whatever, open the thread in its appropriate forum.

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Who brought Pac's issue into this?

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By the way, who's saying Pac is a coward or he faked his death, come out and say it to the West side. GADDEMMIT!

But before then, listen to Hit em up, Going back to Cali and sum it up.

See your pastor/Sheikh, sign your will (if you have one) buy a coffin (or a casket if you can afford one).

Then go to L.A. (Cali) and shout it out in the ghettos that (PAC IS A COWARD) and come back alive, then you are a hero! who's the coward anyway?

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Puleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeez Case closed.

Dunno what the thang is all about!

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I thot the eye was the organ of sight, cant y'all see Carmax's signature?

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