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'Messi Is The Best Ever!'

Ahead of FC Barcelona's quarter-final clash against Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League tonight, superstar Lionel Messi was hailed as the best footballer in history by a former teammate of his.

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The Argentine has been on fire for the Catalans so far this season, and many have tipped him to be the deciding factor against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Red Devils tonight.

Messi goes into the first leg of Barca's quarter-final against United having scored 10 goals in his past six appearances across all competitions, and has already struck eight times in Europe this season, too.

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The forward's former teammate Xavi Hernandez believes Messi will be tough to stop, insisting that he is only improving with age.

"Messi just keeps getting better and better, he is the best ever and this season is looking as dangerous as ever," Xavi told the Daily Mirror.

"When he is like this, he is impossible to keep quiet."

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Messi has scored 43 goals and created a further 21 strikes in 40 matches across all competitions for the Blaugrana thus far this season.

Do you agree with Xavi's sentiments? Let us know in the comments section below.

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