What kind of music do Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi listen to?
Music is well described by many studies for being a method that develops the human mind, promoting its balance . It’s also very important to improve and boost our mood. Not only music plays a big part in most of people’s lives, but also on football players as well.
In this article we will explore what kind of songs and music style is normally playing on the football players headphones, whether they are arriving or leaving a football game at a stadium somewhere. The range is big, from pop rock to rap, some revelations are surprising!
1. Cristiano Ronaldo
Phil Collins, George Michael and Elton John are some of Cristiano Ronaldo’s favorite artists. “CR7” likes to listen to romantic tunes, of the likes of Alicia Keys, but also enjoys Brazilian music.
2. Lionel Messi
In addition to football and PlayStation, another of Messi’s passions is music. He is now into rap and trap, two styles booming in Argentina. Wos, Paulo Londra, are among the favorites, but he also enjoys to listening to classic styles such as reggae with Los Cafres and Dread Mar I, two cult bands from Argentina.
3. Neymar Jr.
Neymar, create a music playlist of +40 songs, on which you can find a variety of musical styles, from samba to pop. In this playlist you will listen to songs from Nego do Borel “Não Me Deixe Sozinho”, Justin Timberlake “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” , Calvin Harris y Rihanna “This Is What You Came For”, and much more.
4. Kylian Mbappé
Everything from French variety to American music.Kylian Mbappé
A few years ago, Kylian Mbappé was once asked to pick between Kanye West and Drake. During the interview for ESPN, the interviewer says, “How about we stay with hip hop. How about Drake or Kanye?”. The French super striker then answers to that question. Without any hesitation, Mbappé said, “I would say, Drake”. The French striker then revealed that his favorite song was “Controlla”.
5. Karim Benzema
Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema obviously likes the great Tupac, as he filmed himself singing the rapper’s song “Check Out Time” while driving along in his Bugatti.
6. Luka Modric
Remember the time, back at FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, when Luka’s favorite singer Mladen Grbovic gets the party started at Croatian Team Hotel with the song “Nije u soldima sve” (Money Isn’t Everything).
7. Robert Lewandowski
The Polish striker that plays at Barcelona, was once asked about the things he likes most and the answers were the following:
My idol in football? Thierry Henry.
Idol outside of football? Maybe LeBron James.
Favorite movie? Man on Fire.
Favorite series? Prison Break.
Favorite song? Losing My Way (Justin Timberlake).Robert Lewandowski
8. Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland was reportedly mocked by his team-mates at Borussia Dortmund after they discovered his favorite music artist is none other than ABBA! Lucky for him, because it would appear that Pep Guardiola is also a huge fan of 1970s music.
9. Antoine Griezmann
From Drake to Post Malone: Antoine Griezmann once told the world his picks in form of pre-match playlist: Migos, Fetty Way, Post Malone, J Cole and more.
10. Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah has spoken about his music taste in a recent interview with MBC.
I listen to both [western and foreign music], I don’t have a specific one. I listen to anything available. My girls too make me listen to music, English music. I listen to Taylor Swift for example.Mohamed Salah