13 April 2012

Ardiles: "Messi is better than Maradona"

Former champion Argentine Osvaldo Ardiles admitted Thursday that the Barça player, Leo Messi, "better" than Maradona.

"I played with Maradona seven campaigns and magnificent era. I ended up thinking that there would not be another same player, but I have to admit that Messi is better, declared the now coach of Japanese Machida Zelvia.

Ardiles trusts fully in that the blaugrana will also achieve successes with the one combined Argentinean: "Messi has not achieved results with the national selection, but they will come, I am sure."

A national evolution "exists and the current players are every better time. Messi is for a lot the best, added. (via SPORT)