Guardiola Sees to Messi like a "competitive beast"


Guardiola, another that opone to the speech of Maradona against Messi

Published:14/10/2018 - 15:26h

Updated:15/10/2018 - 02:05h

Recently, Diego Armando Maradona criticised to Leo Messi by his personality like player, something that generated controversy. However, Pep Guardiola has a very distinct vision of the 'Lint', ensuring that it is a competitive beast

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Recently, Diego Armando Maradona criticised the personality of Leo Messi, of the that reproached him the fact of not being qualified to lead the Argentinian selection. Curiously the trainer of the Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, that has participated in the Festival dello Sport, has considered just the contrary that the 'Lint'.

The Catalan technician, that knew to take out all the potential of the '10' when both coincided in the FC Barcelona, considered to Messi like a person "introvertida", but that "it is a competitive animal, fierce". Justo the contrary that what gave Maradona in the speech in which it loaded against his compatriot.

The technician of Sampedor followed elogiando to Leo Messi and especially, standing out a very competitive personality that takes out the best of if and of which surround him: "Help to which are around to be better. It hates to lose, it plays as when it was small and in the big events, if the team accompanies him, marks the difference".

It is curious that two trainers that have had to Leo Messi in his rows speak of form so distinct on them. Whereas the Catalan trainer considers to the '10' culé like a player leader, able to do better to the other, Maradona thinks that this leadership is the big heel of aquiles of the best player of the world.

Besides, Guardiola remembered with nostalgia his period in the bench of the Camp Nou: "This happens once in the life. A club that bet by the quarry and go out players like Puyol, Xavi, Iniesta... That went in of small in the Masia, a club with money for fichar to the best foreigners and with, of long, the best player of the history. What wanted in the field the majority of them came it doing from did a lot of years already".

The City, aspiring to the Champions League?

Guardiola Did not want to wet on if 'his' Manchester City is aspiring to the Champions League: "I do not know if we are prepared to win it. We do not have the history of other teams to know if we are in this moment. The favourites are those that have a bigger history that ours. Madrid, Barcelona, the Juventus,... They have showed that they want it. The Athletic plays home, a team that has done it very well the last years. We will try to be here".

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