The fact Messi has redefined the game using primarily his left foot and body feints while possessing a smaller stature is surely testament to his true greatness.
Pele reckons five-time Balon d'Or victor and arguably the greatest footballer to ever walk this planet, Lionel Messi, "only has one skill".
"As far as I'm concerned, Maradona was one of the best players ever", Pele said in an interview with Folha de S.Paulo newspaper published on Wednesday.
"How can you compare?" Benjamin Mendy from Manchester City said that even if it is not known what it is going to happen the next day, it is for sure that every great player has to play for Premier League at least once.
"Sometimes I talk to his father, sometimes I see Neymar for adverts, it's hard to defend him for all the things he's doing in football, and I talked to him", he said, according to Sport.
Balogun lauds Brighton's fans after derby win Palace head to the south coast to take on Brighton as they look to continue where they left off at the weekend. Shane Duffy saw red, literally and figuratively, after 28 minutes at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday night.
The football icon from Brazil is of the opinion that he was a better footballer than Messi, who "only has one skill".
Messi has already won the Ballon d'Or which is regarded as the most glamorous individual sport award on five different occasion.
"Everyone talks more about Mbappe in Europe but I think Neymar is a better player", he said.
"[Franz] Beckenbauer, [Johan] Cruyff are also better. I spoke with him and reminded him of his ability".
The Brazillian who scored over 1000 career goals with three World Cups to show, wondered why people would compare him with the Argentine who is one-dimensional.
However, the Selecao star has previously declared his belief that compatriot Neymar is a better player than both Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and he duly affirmed: "If you look around the world, the ones who stand out are Messi, Ronaldo and Neymar. I don't feel any more pain, I feel more weakness".
Philippe on Friday evening met a delegation of self-described "moderate" yellow vests who urged people not to join the protests. Authorities said some 8,000 people were demonstrating in Paris , where 600 people had been searched and briefly arrested.
And many also wore red Make America Great Again hats, saying they were encouraged in the public display of their beliefs by U.S. President Donald Trump, who later that week would say that there were "very fine people" on both sides of the demonstration.
De Jong , who moved to Ajax from Willem II in 2015, has scored twice in 22 appearances for his Dutch club this season. On praise for him from PSG forward Kylian Mbappe, he said: "It makes me happy to hear what Mbappe said about me".
Shkodran Mustafi and Sead Kolasinac are also seen in the video with balloons in their mouths, which is how the gas is ingested. While it is not illegal to possess the drug, it is illegal to give away or sell.
He also reaffirmed Turkey's commitment to continue buying Venezuelan gold, which was targeted by the latest round of US sanctions. According to Maduro , he was planning to hold "a very intense and very important meeting" with Putin later on Tuesday.
At time of publication, the video has a staggering 2.2 million dislikes-more than double the 1 million likes it's garnered. No. 3 was a video featuring creators Liza Koshy and David Dobrik , in which they announced they were breaking up.
Google One subscribers can get up to $200 off Pixel 3/XL
As mentioned above, the update and all applicable features patches will roll out to all Android devices starting today, 12/5. There are a handful of changes being patched into various media apps and features across the entire Pixel phone line.
Wilder wants Fury rematch as soon as possible
He could have had Luis Ortiz, he could have had Tyson Fury , he could have had me, but their ego got the best of them. Responding to accusations he gave Fury a longer count than usual, Reiss said: "The 10 count doesn't mean 10 seconds".
Rwandan court drops all charges against opposition figure
She launched an activist group called the People Salvation Movement to challenge the Kagame regime to ensure human rights. A panel of three judges ruled that the prosecution had failed to prove that Rwigara had personally forged signatures.
Pentagon reveals USA observation flight over Ukraine
The Open Skies Treaty allows signatory states to gather information about the military activities of other member countries. Such flights occur outside the schedule of normal, planned operations when unusual situations arise.
Red Sox Re-Sign Nathan Eovaldi After Playoff Success
If Ian Kinsler doesn't make a throwing error in the bottom of the 13th, the Red Sox win the game and Eovaldi gets the W. The New York Yankees reportedly were interested in Eovaldi but did not want to go past three years on a deal.
Several die in stampede at Italian nightclub
The ages of the victims were not immediately given and it was not yet clear how many people were inside when the stampede erupted. The barrier then appeared to give way, and a cascade of teenagers tumbled over it, falling on top of each other.