"Better athlete? Come on dude wake up.....," Goldberg tweeted.
In a remark re-tweeted by Goldberg, former WCW colleague Scotty Riggs stated, "Take it as a complement that the kid is unsuccessfully trying to outshine you!!"
Former WCW announcer Mark Madden also noted earlier, "Ryback thinks he's superior to @Goldberg? Ryback is a Xerox of a Xerox. Goldberg was an organic phenomenon. We'll see how Ryback winds up."
Goldberg wrote "Case closed!" in response to the following remark: "Ryback is a better athlete than @Goldberg? I don't remember seeing Ryback play in the NFL. #ShowSomeRespect."