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Best moments from Josef and LGP’s Facebook Live shenanigans

they’re pretty funny.

via Atlanta United FC Facebook page

Last Thursday, Josef Martinez and Leandro Gonzalez Pirez answered a variety of hard-hitting questions on Atlanta United’s Facebook page during a special live chat. Their chemistry together made for a very funny time. Here are a few highlights and takeaways.

Who is the best dancer on the team?

Josef: I think it’s Tito Villalba.

LGP: From my experience, I think it’s Josef. You have the rhythm in the blood.

What’s your favorite music to dance to?

Josef: For me, maybe Salsa, Reggaeton, and Samba.

LGP: I am from Argentina, my friend. I like Cumbia.

Which tattoo is your favorite?

Josef: I have a lot of tattoos, but I like this one on my neck. In Spanish, it says “What we do in life echoes in eternity.”

What is your favorite place to eat in Atlanta?

Josef: Mexico Lindo in Smyrna or Eclipse di Luna.

LGP: I agree with you.

What is your favorite NBA team?

Josef: I love the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James. That’s my boy.

LGP: I like the Houston Rockets this season. They’re a really good team. They’re strong.

How are your puppies doing?

Josef: She pees everywhere. She drives me crazy.

LGP: I have one that is sick right now, but they’re good.

Barcelona or Real Madrid?

Josef: Real Madrid.

LGP: No, Barcelona my friend.

Josef: Cristiano!

LGP: Lionel Messi!

UEFA Champions League Predictions?

Josef: Of course it’ll be Real Madrid.

LGP: For me, it’s Liverpool. With Mohamed Salah, it’s a really good team.

Will Atlanta United win the MLS Cup?

Josef: You got it.

LGP: We want to win the league. We try to win every game. It’s important for us, the people, and the city.

Josef, do you want to play for Real Madrid?

Josef: No, I want to play in Atlanta.

(Editor’s Note: The club’s communications department has taught them well).

Josef, how’s your hand?

Josef: LGP broke my fingers in one training. It’s not fine right now.

LGP: It was your fault, not mine.

What’s your favorite Waffle House order?

Josef: I’ve never been there. I will soon though.

LGP: I’ve never been either.

(Editor’s note:.......................).

Who’s the best FIFA player on the team?

Josef: Not me. Miguel Almiron plays really well.

LGP: Maybe Miguel or Tito is the best.

Josef: Whenever we have the opportunity, we like to play 2 vs 2.

LGP: Yeah, we’re strong in 2 vs 2.

Josef: Not Ezequiel Barco though.

LGP: No, he’s really bad.

When are you guys coming for dinner at my house?

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Josef: Immediately.

LGP: What are you cooking?

How do you feel about VAR at the World Cup?

Josef: No. I hate VAR. Did you see the last game? I do not like that.

LGP: I do not agree with VAR. I hate it.

(Editor’s note: Someone from Atlanta’s staff seemed to tell them to move on from the question).

Do you guys miss Yamil Asad?

LGP: Yes.

What’s your favorite color?

Josef: Gray.

Josef, how old were you when you started playing soccer?

Josef: I was four. I played indoor soccer. My first position was goalkeeper.

Who is the toughest attacker you ever had to defend against?

LGP: Physically, maybe Jozy Altidore. He’s really strong.

Do you think Brad Guzan is funny?

LGP: He looks like Gru from Despicable Me.

Who is the funniest on the team?

Josef: I love Michael Parkhurst. He’s my baby. I love Miguel and Tito too. Miguel just speaks too fast.

LGP: Maybe Jeff Larentowicz. Mikey Ambrose is also really funny. Miguel and Tito too.

What was your favorite moment? Let us know in the comments!