08 March 2012

Beckenbauer: "Messi has things Maradona and Bobby Charlton"

The honorary president of Bayern Munich, Franz Beckenbauer praised Barca Messi, a player considered to have things both legends like Maradona and Charlton.

"Messi is a genius. He has everything. On the one hand, it is very clever and intelligent in the field with a left hand like Diego Armando Maradona. Other hand, has things well Bobby Charlton in the sense that is a gentleman and his never hear anything bad, either within or outside the pitch, "said Beckenbauer to 'Daily Mirror' English.

The 'Kaiser' also spared no praise for the club, which he considers the "best team in the world" to a "near perfect". "If you watch them play, you realize they are fantastic. They are not unbeatable, as we have seen, but the team that can do amazing things," the legendary German former player, who stood at the level set Guardiola of other great teams like Real Madrid history of the five European Cups, Ajax of Cruyff or Bayern Munich.

Finally, Beckenbauer also gave its forecast for the European Championship in Poland and Ukraine, for whom he has two clear favorites: Spain and Germany, while not ruling out other teams like England, France and Holland. (via SPORT)