June 30 was a momentous day at the 2018 World Cup as BOTH Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo were eliminated from the competition.

After Argentina lost 4-3 to France, Portugal were beaten 2-1 by Uruguay to deny the World a meeting of the GOATs.

And didn’t social media mark the occasion…

 

With Messi and Ronaldo both gone without troubling the knockout stages with even so much as a goal, thoughts also turned to a certain golden ball…