Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland

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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#21 » by BadWolf » Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:55 pm

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2-time MVP, won everything he played and had a lot of skills that made you go WOW.


Yeah, I was just joking. Luka can be flashy, but he is not Ronaldinho. If Jason white Chocolate Williams was best basketball player in the world, thats who basketball Ronaldinho would be.


So, Magic?
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Post#22 » by DCasey91 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:25 pm

Comps

Luka = Zidane

Zion = Haaland one makes sense

Mbappe is ridiculously accomplished and ridiculously fast for his age (probably the best right now in worldwide sports lol).
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Post#23 » by Sofia » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:28 pm

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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#24 » by clyde21 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:30 pm

DCasey91 wrote:Comps

Luka = Zidane

Zion = Haaland one makes sense

Mbappe is ridiculously accomplished and ridiculously fast for his age (probably the best right now in worldwide sports lol).


Zion/Haaland doesn't make a lot of sense

Zion needs to be compared to an absolute freak athlete that was young, Ronaldo again when he was younger probably coming on, or peak Gareth Bale, maybe Brazilian Ronaldo actually
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#25 » by Cactus Jack » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:31 pm

clyde21 wrote:people who don't know who Mbappe and Haaland are need to expand their horizons outside murca

The issue is that for many of us, European Football games are either played super early (5am PST) or at Noon during workdays (CL) in a lot of cases. For that reason alone, I don't blame people for not knowing/understanding who these guys are. Further, the U.S. media hardly covers the EPL, La Liga, etc. The only real coverage the sport of Soccer gets in this country, is the World Cup every four years.
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Post#26 » by peZt » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:32 pm

Metallikid wrote:Zion is not that good. He can put up stats and the refs will give him free throws, but I don't think he's going to be a winning player.


Zion is better than Haaland
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#27 » by Batu7 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:43 pm

clyde21 wrote:
DCasey91 wrote:Comps

Luka = Zidane

Zion = Haaland one makes sense

Mbappe is ridiculously accomplished and ridiculously fast for his age (probably the best right now in worldwide sports lol).


Zion/Haaland doesn't make a lot of sense

Zion needs to be compared to an absolute freak athlete that was young, Ronaldo again when he was younger probably coming on, or peak Gareth Bale, maybe Brazilian Ronaldo actually


Haaland is strong, agile and fast though? Especially considering his size.

I do get the theme of these comparisons. Haaland is more to the point thanks to his instincts and physical traits similar to Zion (Both score a lot near the basket / goal and don't attempt many fancy dribbles or similar stuff) whereas Luka and Mbappe have more flair. Mbappe is physically much more gifted than Luka though.
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#28 » by UcanUwill » Wed Apr 7, 2021 10:43 pm

clyde21 wrote:
DCasey91 wrote:Comps

Luka = Zidane

Zion = Haaland one makes sense

Mbappe is ridiculously accomplished and ridiculously fast for his age (probably the best right now in worldwide sports lol).


Zion/Haaland doesn't make a lot of sense

Zion needs to be compared to an absolute freak athlete that was young, Ronaldo again when he was younger probably coming on, or peak Gareth Bale, maybe Brazilian Ronaldo actually


You think Haaland is not a freak athlete? He is biggest and strongest guy on a pitch at most times and is overly fast for his stature.
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#29 » by clyde21 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:16 pm

UcanUwill wrote:
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DCasey91 wrote:Comps

Luka = Zidane

Zion = Haaland one makes sense

Mbappe is ridiculously accomplished and ridiculously fast for his age (probably the best right now in worldwide sports lol).


Zion/Haaland doesn't make a lot of sense

Zion needs to be compared to an absolute freak athlete that was young, Ronaldo again when he was younger probably coming on, or peak Gareth Bale, maybe Brazilian Ronaldo actually


You think Haaland is not a freak athlete? He is biggest and strongest guy on a pitch at most times and is overly fast for his stature.


he's a great athlete but not freaky, I think a guy like Ibrahomovic who was same size was freakier for example
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Post#30 » by clyde21 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:25 pm

Mario Balotelli too if you just want to compare athleticism
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#31 » by DCasey91 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:38 pm

clyde21 wrote:
DCasey91 wrote:Comps

Luka = Zidane

Zion = Haaland one makes sense

Mbappe is ridiculously accomplished and ridiculously fast for his age (probably the best right now in worldwide sports lol).


Zion/Haaland doesn't make a lot of sense

Zion needs to be compared to an absolute freak athlete that was young, Ronaldo again when he was younger probably coming on, or peak Gareth Bale, maybe Brazilian Ronaldo actually


Good comps but in terms of young players Haaland has a big edge psychically no question.


Skill wise Doncic is a mix of the great skillful players but isn’t as fast/agile hence I like the Zidane comparsion. Strong tanky, all time skill etc.

But yeah hard to compare soccer players vs basketball players
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Post#32 » by tdotrep2 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:43 pm

clyde21 wrote:i would say Ronaldo/Messi were better comps as a younger duo coming up

lol ronaldo messi had goat potential from the jump, you watched them and said what the hell is that. They were a level up on any of these guys mentioned
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#33 » by Vladimir777 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:53 pm

clyde21 wrote:
Metallikid wrote:Zion is not that good.


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Damn it, I watched that on repeat for like thirty seconds.
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#34 » by pesfan321 » Wed Apr 7, 2021 11:59 pm

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UcanUwill wrote:Mbappe is super fast and athletic, Luka is not.


This. I like the Zion = Haaland comp, but not sure about Luka = Mbappe. Struggling to think of a good comp though right now, probably some AM/CM technical master.

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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#35 » by Raps in 4 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 12:01 am

Luka's and Mbappe's games are nothing alike.
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Post#36 » by pesfan321 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 12:04 am

Ja Morant or De'Aaron Fox is more Mbappe than Luka.
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#37 » by HeartBreakKid » Thu Apr 8, 2021 12:14 am

Raps in 4 wrote:Luka's and Mbappe's games are nothing alike.

well, one is a basketball player and the other a football player - so very astute observation.

I get it, Mbappe is athletic and Luka is not - but come on guys. Y'all actually trying to find comparisons beyond "they're young and amazing at their sport" is a little silly.
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#38 » by clyde21 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 12:16 am

pesfan321 wrote:
msmoore66 wrote:
UcanUwill wrote:Mbappe is super fast and athletic, Luka is not.


This. I like the Zion = Haaland comp, but not sure about Luka = Mbappe. Struggling to think of a good comp though right now, probably some AM/CM technical master.

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that's perfect actually for Luka
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#39 » by Raps in 4 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 12:44 am

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Raps in 4 wrote:Luka's and Mbappe's games are nothing alike.

well, one is a basketball player and the other a football player - so very astute observation.

I get it, Mbappe is athletic and Luka is not - but come on guys. Y'all actually trying to find comparisons beyond "they're young and amazing at their sport" is a little silly.


You can compare style across sports, and Luka and Mbappe have nothing in common. A better NBA comp for Mbappe would be Giannis.
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Re: Luka = Mbappe, Zion = Haaland 

Post#40 » by Galloisdaman » Thu Apr 8, 2021 12:48 am

Metallikid wrote:Zion is not that good. He can put up stats and the refs will give him free throws, but I don't think he's going to be a winning player.

He is already pretty dominant offensively. Its a team game. If he is on a better team he will be a winning player. He hasn't even played 70 games yet and look at what he is doing.
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