Is Messi the Greatest footballer ever?
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More over in Barcelona last season, Messi was surrounded by World class players. With players like Xavi ,Iniesta ,Fabregas , Messi is bound to have numerous opportunities particularly as a striker. Where as Ronaldo being a winger , has outclass Messi by miles. Moreover Cristiano has prooven his talent in different leagues which Messi has failed to do so. Messi is talented but he's over rated. He's not even the best at the moment but people compare him as the best ever.
Comparing Messi with legends like Pele, Maradona, Sir Matt Busby, Sir Boby CHarlton is stupidity. Well I consider Pele as the greatest ever (many of us agree with it) . Pele played in a completely different time. There were no fouls at that time. It was rough kind of football. He still survived those times without much injuries. More over he went on to win 3 World Cups and scoring 1000+ goals at that era of football.
More over Lionel Messi was trophyless last season. Ronaldo won UEFA Champions League, Spanish Super Cup, Copa Del Rey last season. So there's no point in saying that Messi was the best in the previous season.
Coming to the "all time best player". Messi is indeed a very talented player. But it is very early to decide whether he's the best footballer ever. Well he does have a good club history. But his statistics with his International team , Argentina is very poor.
He has not even won a major trophy uner Argentina.
With all these , how can you say he's the "Best player" ever?
In his defence last year, He suffered thtough many injuries. yet still played very well, i think all those injuries prevented him form winning the trophies that ronaldo did. and Championships dont make the player the best, its how hard he works and how much effort he put's forth
Gentleman you're only replying to my argument about current best.
I have even posted about Pele as all time best. You have never responded to it.
Well winning 3 World Cups & scoring 1000+ goals in those times was really difficult. There were no fouls at that time, no red cards or yellow cards were introduced into the game. The game was very rough. Still inspite of all these Pele achieved all these, which even a footballer of our generation has not done. So its clear as crystal that Pele is the undisputed king of football.
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Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
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