Messi in a training in Saint Paolo


Messi finally knows what it is to visit the sanctuary of Maradona

Published:25/02/2020 - 07:27h

Updated:25/02/2020 - 07:27h

Leo Messi already knows what it is like to step on the lawn of the Maradona temple in Naples. The Argentine visited this past Monday for the first time in his career San Paolo in the training of Barça before the clash against the Neapolitans

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The FC Barcelona confronts this Tuesday to the Naples to initiate a week that boasts decisive in the fight by the doublet. The Barcelona have to take out a good result of the Italian city of face to the turn of the eighth of final of Champions League before visiting to the Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabéu. This next Sunday will be the Classical of LaLiga, where the Catalans aspire to put five points above the whites to leave the almost sentenced championship.

But before confronting to the merengues, the Barça will have to lidiar with the League of Champions and with some Naples that will not put the easy things. This Monday, the blaugrana exercised thinking in preparing this crash in the stadium of the napolitanos with Leo Messi in command. The Argentinian, by the way, went the aim of all the cameras of the photographers, since it never had stepped Saint Paolo, the sanctuary of Diego Armando Maradona.

The 'Lint' is an institution in Naples, where consider him practically a god since it went through the club. The city of the Campania idolises to the Argentinian so much or more like the barcelonismo does with Messi, that carries all his career having to lidiar with this comparison. The 'Flea' will have to show this Tuesday in the house of Maradona that already is better that he and that there has not been anybody better in the history.

For a lot of fans, no only of the Naples, but to the football, there has not been anybody as 'Diego', but for other so many Read already has surpassed him with grow. In Saint Paolo there will be neither a soul that think this and the '10' Barcelona will have to confront to an environment caldeado and without friends. This week all are speaking again of this eternal comparison and even the son of Maradona has pronounced to leave clear that his father is a god in the Campania.

Messi and the figure of Maradona in Naples

"My father is the best without any doubt. The one who say the contrary does not have neither idea of football. Messi approaches him obviously, always said that Messi is much better that Cristiano and approaches him, but can not compare to terrestrial with aliens. Here my old is God without any type of doubts. In Naples to my father love it all. Already they know what left in the field by the Naples. It fills me of pride because they happened a lot of years and follow it adoring", affirmed in an interview for 'The Crossbar'.

The son of the 'Lint' also praised the qualities of Leo and ensured that if it could him ficharía for the tomorrow same Naples. "To Messi it fichaba for the already same Naples. That tonight same went to concentrate with the Naples. Messi is a phenomenon... Yes, Messi is a player that if it chooses to put five goals in a party puts them. There is not drama, plays with a tranquility and an incredible quality. I adore it to Messi. Those that criticise him do not understand at all of football", commented.

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