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FORMER '9' PRAISES HIS COMPATRIOT

Hernán Crespo: "Messi transcended to the world level, he is more than a great player"

Published:9/04/2020 - 07:58h

Updated:9/04/2020 - 07:58h

Hernán Crespo, mythical former striker from Argentina, Chelsea or Inter, spoke about Leo Messi in an interview. The Argentine praised his compatriot and made it clear how difficult it is to be him in the world of football

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Hernán Crespo was definitely one of the big forwards of the world in the first decade of this 21st century. 'Valdanito', as it began him to know in Argentina by his similarities with Jorge Valdano, ex tip of the Real Madrid and now commentator, shined in the Lazio, in the Inter of Mián, in Chelsea or in the Milan. The one of Florida did a name in two of the best leagues of the world, as they are the Premier League and the Series To, and the fans to the football save a big memory of him.

Now, already from his retreat and with more than 40 years to his backs, the ex goleador sees the football from the barrier. In his last interview, Crespo spoke on Leo Messi, that has been the big king of the football in this last decade and seems that it goes it to be followed being a bit more. The ex interista coincided some years with the rosarino in the Argentinian selection, where played together the World-wide of 2006 and the Glass America of 2007. In definite, knows it to spare and did not doubt in praising to his compatriot .

"The his goes much more there that like player or sporty, is an example of professional, with seriousness, honesty, always correct", said, proud in statements that collects the newspaper 'Sport'. But Crespo did not remain here and ensured that the captain of the FC Barcelona is much more that a simple 'crack'. "Messi trascended more than what we believe to world-wide level and seems me that it is much more that a big player of football", signalled.

'Valdanito' Was a forward of elite and like such knows the pressure that have the good footballer. In spite of this, the ex attacker thinks that for the legends like Messi the things work of distinct way, since anybody can finish to understand what means to be he. "It is very difficult to be Messi, anybody can put in his place like anybody could, in his moment, put in the place of Maradona. It is impossible to know what think and what live", commented.

Messi, above any title

In Argentina ask him a World-wide to Messi from does years, but the '10' still has not attained to conquer this title. Crespo Thinks that to measure to the culé therefore it does not have sense and that he is much bigger that this. "Leo is immense and will not leave to be it by not winning the World-wide. He is further of a title. In reality, if you put you to think, somehow is the football the one who owes him a World-wide to Messi", recognised.

To the thread of this, the ex goleador Argentinian cleared that it would love him that the selection albiceleste won the Glass of the World with Messi of leader. Besides, it took advantage of to honour the qualities of the of Rosary along his career. "It does me happy see it play in the selection. It would love me, like Argentinian besides, see it champion of the world. Leo is a type that is does a lot of years in a very high level, receives patadas, raises and encara, always working", concluded.

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