César Luis Menotti, former Barça coach

HE DIDN'T CHOSE MARADONA EITHER

A former Barça coach 'passes' Messi by choosing the best in history

Published:17/07/2022 - 19:46h

Updated:17/07/2022 - 19:46h

Cesar Luis Menotti gave an interview to 'DSport Radio' where he left a controversial statement. And it is that when asked about who was the best in history, the Argentine 'passed' Messi and Maradona to choose Pelé

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César Luis Menotti enjoys of his life moved away of the benches exerting like director of Selections of the Association of the Argentinian Football and executive director of the School of Trainers homónima. Residenciado In his natal country, the one who went the trainer of the FC Barcelona during the season 1983-1984 has conceded an interview to the Argentinian media 'DSport Irradiate', in where it pronounced on diverse subjects of actuality of the national football.

Nevertheless, the technical champion of the world with the selection 'albiceleste' in the World-wide of 1978 surprised to all and sundry when being asked on who was the best footballer of the history. In a statement that fell like a 'bomb' in the country sudamericano, the 'Lean' chose to Peeled on Messi and Maradona. "I peeled it is the best of all, was supernatural, was impossible", manifested for afterwards add that "any party for Peeled was the final of the world. You played a training and was the final of the world".

Menotti, the one who exerted like midfield player during his stage like player, shared changing room with the '10' Brazilian during his go through the Saints in 1968. Of the season lived beside the 'star' of Mines Gerais, the Argentinian ensured that "for my era a pleasure be in a field and see it. It did things that one did not understand. It liked him put of archer and not using the hands, took them out of Chilean, of palomita".

"It is far of all"

Finally, César Luis sustained that 'Or Rei' is incomparable since his level was above any another. "Personally I can not it put in any comparison because it is far of all, far absolutely", expressed. However, it did not leave to mention to other big figures, although aseveró that the showed by Peeled has trascended along the years. "Afterwards, I create I, that each one in his period. The lean Cruyff, Gave Stefano, Maradona, Messi. But I Peeled surpass all the periods from my point of view", concluded.

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