Marca: if Messi wins the World Cup, he will be equal to Maradona
December 14 Argentina qualified for the World Cup final, coach Scaroni said after the match, “I have said this many times, for me, there is no doubt that Messi is the best player in history,” Marca said. Messi has always been the best player in this World Cup, and he is expected to compete with shoulder ball king Maradona.
In the fifth World Cup of his career, Messi contributed five goals (three penalties) in six games, which he confirmed again yesterday, when the 35-year-old Messi made a pass and won the MVP in the game against Croatia.
Compared with the great players in the history of the World Cup, Pele, Cruyff, Maradona, Zidane and Ronaldo. It won’t be easy, but it’s true that in Sunday’s World Cup final, the title could put Messi on a par with Maradona, which means a lot for Argentina, which has been talking about it.
Messi continues to set a record: he has played in the World Cup five times with assists and is expected to overtake Matthaeus to become the player with the most appearances in the history of the World Cup (currently 24). Surpassing Batistuta to become the Argentine with the most goals in the World Cup (currently 11 goals) will be a milestone.
The media all over the world want to know if anyone can stop Messi, who will fight for the most important honor.