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'It's Embarrassing That Messi Is Compared To Anyone Else!'

'It's Embarrassing That Lionel Messi Is Compared To Anyone Else!'

By Keegan Kruger - Jan 10, 2018 04:33 PM @KeeganKruger

FC Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has once again heaped praise on Lionel Messi, saying it is "embarrassing" that he is compared to others.

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The Argentina superstar might have lost out on the Ballon d'Or last year, but he has begun this season like a house on fire, netting 16 goals in LaLiga already, and Xavi had some words of praise for his former teammate.

"Tactically, he (Messi) understands everything," the Al Sadd midfielder said, as quoted by El Pais.

"It is embarrassing that he is compared with anybody else. Messi is aware of everything – space, time, where his teammates are, and the opponents."

The Spaniard also gave his opinion on whether or not Cristiano Ronaldo should be playing as the lead striker for Real Madrid.

"Cristiano cannot play in the centre. It does not suit him," Xavi added.

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Messi has made 26 appearances across all competitions for the Blaugrana so far this season, scoring 20 goals and assisting a further nine strikes.

Do agree with Xavi's sentiments on Messi and Ronaldo? Have your say in the comments section below.


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blackmeteor Joined: 15 Nov 2017
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blackmeteor Jan 12, 2018 01:16 PM
On his own Messi has more football brains than some full teams including their management & coaching staff
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Maclane Joined: 18 Sep 2015
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Maclane Jan 11, 2018 01:41 PM
Indeed it is. How can he be compared to someone who doesn't even rank in the top 4 all time players for his team?
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Schweinstriker_31 Jan 11, 2018 10:44 AM
indeed its embarrasing. How can God of football compared with donkeys like penaldo
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paulkgasane@gmail.com Jan 11, 2018 10:04 AM
@djflasheero in your dreams. Clearly you not aware of what is happeng! regarding the stats.
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paulkgasane@gmail.com Jan 11, 2018 10:01 AM
Watch Messi Closely during games all you haters will understand what Xavi is talking about.
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Faysal Jan 11, 2018 09:24 AM
New messi penaldo is compared to messi even this new lingard boy from man united is called messi lingard
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Nzeng_Kevin Joined: 26 Oct 2017
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Nzeng_Kevin Jan 11, 2018 08:24 AM
SHUT UP, Always on Real's case wena Xavi
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Fhulu m Jan 11, 2018 07:54 AM
Nonesense blabla bla
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Pirates_999 Jan 11, 2018 07:53 AM
This cow is high whatever he is using he must throw it away and upgrade maybe he will see things differ from what he is seeing now
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TrueLegend Jan 11, 2018 07:24 AM
Embarrassing
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mmlungisikhumalo@gmail.com Jan 10, 2018 08:16 PM
Very embarrassing!
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Golden Boots Jan 10, 2018 07:06 PM
It's not embarrassing, it's profanity! Hahaha, LOL!
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lazy mzo Jan 10, 2018 06:38 PM
#editor this profanity thing must stop so? Were is our freedom of speech
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indidane Jan 10, 2018 06:31 PM
Yes
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djflasheero Jan 10, 2018 06:17 PM
at the end cr7 will win balon again
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the-champion Jan 10, 2018 04:58 PM
Can't compare him that's profànity
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Pep G junior Jan 10, 2018 04:39 PM
True that

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