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Lionel Messi

Discussion in 'World Football' started by Mystic Penguin, Aug 27, 2011.

Discuss Lionel Messi in the World Football area at TalkCeltic.net.

  1. The Prof Administrator Administrator

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  2. Mystic Penguin

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    The thing that impresses me most about him is his assist record. Its unbelievably good for a player that scores so much.
     
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    Im sure he did help him. So many great players have probably influenced him.:icon_mrgreen:
    While I was digging for quotes I found this famous one.

    "People always talk about Ronaldinho, and everything but I didn't see him today - I saw Henrik Larsson. Two times he came on - he changed the game, that is what killed the game - sometimes you talk about Ronaldinho and Eto'o and people like that, you need to talk about the proper footballer who made the difference and that was Henrik Larsson tonight."

    Thierry Henry, UEFA Champions' League Final 2006 (Arsenal 1-2 Barcelona)
     
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    People who think Ronaldo is better than Messi are deluded. I have never seen anything like him, just an absolute joy to watch.
     
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    Probably the best player ever. Him or Maradona. The fact Messi's only 24 and there's a bawhair in it either way tells you everything. Barring a horrific injury in the coming seasons he'll be the best ever.
     
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    An awful lot of Argentines don't like Messi because he performs better for Barcelona. In saying that though, Maradona was unbelievably good. So much better than the players you mentioned in your post and they were all brilliant.
     
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    Fantastic player to watch definitely the best in the world:50:
     
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    Still needs to do the business for Argentina (where he's vastly underperformed) before he's considered better than Maradona & Pele I reckon.
     
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    without a shadow of a doubt the best in the world, maybe ever, Genius!

    anyone who thinks ronaldo is better is delusional( and most likely a madrid or man utd fan)
     
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    Times have changed, Pele and Maradona made their names mostly from their international endeavours. International football is not what it used to be, the Champions league is the new barometer for the modern day footballer.

    Messi is IMO the best player to have lived, his ability coupled with his attitude make him one of the most watchable and likeable footballers to have lived. It would be a sad day for world football if an injury were to cut this man's career short.

    I love the guy.
     
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    think ronaldinho was better at his peak, he could do everything messi had and more. He could have been the best ever if not for all the drugs ect.
    Dont like him one but and never will.
     
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    ronldiniho was better to watch i think but he couldnt score 50 odd goals in a season... wasnt much a team player either.
     
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    Take your blinkers off for once and appreciate the genius.
     
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    shut up you complete tube, you clearly dont know what your talking about. Just because i dont like messi im hated on this forum, i can appreciate everyones talent even messi, but i hate the guy. Ronaldinho was a better play imo and thats IN MY OPINION. :50:
     
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    How anyone can hate messi is beyond me
     
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    Ronaldinho was a showman who made the game really entertaining to watch and yes he could do stuff with the ball noone else could do bit could he score 50+ a season as well as get so many assists and make the game entertaining to watch , I don't think so
     
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    messi is better than ronaldinho by far imo

    messi is a far better goalscorer and his work rate is far superior. This barca team are unbelievable, for a team who have won so much they still go out and burst there * non stop chasing back when they lose the ball, a lot of players who think there world class should be watching them and taking a good look at themselves. Too many players lose the ball and give up, then you see guys like iniesta who have won it all and they never give up. A joy to watch.
     
  20. bhoy_wonder Gold Member Gold Member

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    Haha tube, rich coming from the forums resident glipe.