Lionel Messi makes his speech after winning his seventh Balloon of Gold


Messi is sincere: "I have never compared myself to Maradona. Absolutely never"

Published:4/12/2021 - 23:45h

Updated:4/12/2021 - 23:45h

Leo Messi granted an interview to France Football on the occasion of his most recent Ballon d'Or, where he spoke about his hormonal deficit, the comparison with Maradona and his day to day

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The past Monday, the humanity was viewer of a milestone in the history of the balompié that perhaps was inalcanzable for any another footballer. The Argentinian and ex star FC Barcelona, Lionel Messi, received his seventh Balloon of Gold, showing once again because it is considered like the best footballer of the history. The steering wheel of the PSG offered some statements to the prestigious magazine France Football, in where sinceró and put to the discovered his more personal side.

Between the so many questions, the '10' of the albiceleste spoke on his deficit hormonal, problem that brought of Newell's Old Boys from boy and that the FC Barcelona engaged to treat: "they explained me the treatment in which it had to put me injections every day: one at night in a leg, the next day in the another. Never it prejudiced me in being what am now. I could continue my life as before. Once that began to do the treatment integrated in my life", said Leo.

Also it expressed what meant for him go out of Rosary to a so early age owing to the treatment hormonal: "it Was very expensive for my famila. Newell's Said us that it went us help, but did not give us money for the treatment. It was complicated… then appeared the possibility to go to Barcelona. Memory very well when we were us, had sacked in the neighbourhood, went a moment very hard, although it was what wanted and was in my head", cleared the crack of the PSG.

For the delight of many, the rivalry Messi-Christian in the Spanish football was one of the best things that could enjoy the sport. Lionel Messi is considered by many like the best player of football of the history, and this was not a question that went to overlook: "Never I said that I am the best of the history neither attempt do me this idea. For me be considered one of the best of the history is more than sufficient. It is something that never had imagined me. It is something that does not interest me, does not change at all be considered the best or no. And never I looked for to be it", it affirmed the Argentinian steering wheel.

The comparison with Maradona and be Messi daily

The Argentinian fan is considered one of the most moving that exists, no only with the football, but with the sport in general. The comparison with Diego Armando Maradona is a commonplace that always sounds and 'will do noise' in the hearing of the fanatical. 'The Flea' already has been emphatic with this subject and this time was not the exception: "No, no. Sincerely never I have compared me with Diego, absolutely never. Never I loaned attention to these comparisons. Some criticisms bothered me in the past. I happened bad moments in the selection, really, but no by these reasons", reiterated the star of the Argentinian selection.

It is difficult to be Messi daily? And it is that although it sounds easy, be in the peak and at the same time in 'eye of the hurricane' is not something that have to be precisely simple. However, Lionel, with a bit of humour of entrance: "I Have been Messi during 34 years, so I am beginning to accustom me. I am happy of all what has happened, although sometimes I have to admit that it would like me happen unobserved, enjoy of my family without that the people recognise me. I do not complain, on the contrary, always it is pleasant to receive a fulfilled, a smile or somebody that ask me a photo. I am accustomed and for me has gone back normal", concluded the seven winning times of the Balloon of Gold.

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