Pele chose straight: Maradona or Messi?


December 6, 2018

"The King" did not turn around and gave his verdict on one of the most disputed football discussions of recent years in our country.

The three-time world champion with the Brazilian team, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known worldwide as Skin, gave an interview in which he thought of one of the soccer discussions that divided the Argentines in recent years: Lionel Messi O Diego Armando Maradona.

During a conversation with the newspaper Newspaper, "The King" was consulted by the statements of Xavi and Andrés Iniesta, who ensured that Messi is the best player in history.

"It's a matter of taste, but how can a comparison be made between a player who throws well and kicks well with both legs and another who only kicks a leg, has a skill and does not nod well?" Said the former player 71 year old football.

He also said: "To compare one with Pele, he has to kick well with left, right and head goals."

"For me, Maradona was one of the best there was. They'll ask me if it was better than Messi and yes it was. Much better"Sentenced leaving his opinion marked bluntly.

He also said about his compatriot: "It's hard to defend Neymar for all the things that he does besides soccer." I told him, I told him what soccer he has. He had bad luck because the team did not win the World Cup and he was marked. "

Despite this, he stood above Frenchman Kylian Mbappé, winner of the 2018 World Cup: "I think Neymar is more of a player, but in Europe everyone talks more about Mbappé."

On his health, former Santos player from Brazil and Cosmos of the United States, revealed: "I do not feel any more pain, but I feel weak. I had beautiful legs and looks like they are now."

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