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CAPELLO GOES OUT IN DEFENCE OF MESSI

"The Argentinian of Maradona was of more quality that the one of Messi"

Published:18/06/2019 - 23:35h

Updated:18/06/2019 - 23:35h

The ex technician of clubs like Juventus and Real Madrid, Fabio Capello, has gone out in defence of Leo Messi by the criticisms that has received after the première of Argentina in the Glass America 2019. Capello Ensures that the albiceleste of Maradona was more powerful

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As of habit, Leo Messi has been the main focus of the criticisms in Argentina after the defeat suffered by the ones of Lionel Scaloni in the party against Colombia (0-2), corresponding to the debut in the Glass America 2019. The '10', however, has gone back to be defended also by big personalities of the international football, as for example Fabio Capello.

The Italian technician, that suffered the irruption of Leo Messi during a Gamper between FC Barcelona and Juventus in 2005, does not understand the criticisms to 'The Flea' and ensures that the Argentinian of Diego Armando Maradona was upper to which has had to his disposal Messi, especially regarding the creation of game and to the defensive level.

"The people speaks of Messi and Maradona, but is that the Argentinian of Maradona was stronger and had more quality that the one who has found Messi", has signalled Capello in statements conceded to 'Irradiate Mark'. During the stage of Leo Messi in the albiceleste, Capello remembers that ˝Argentina has had good players in front, but of midfield to backwards... It is missing him defence, that is the important problem".

It has not had Capello so good words to another world-wide star, Neymar Jr. In spite of recognising that it treats of a grandísimo footballer, the Italian technician ensures that "it is missing him humility", and that this has carried him to be protagonist more by what does out of the terrains of game that inside. "Neymar Is a player that likes me a lot, that has a lot of quality, but in this moment seems me that it has surpassed him his fault of humility. It is not humble. Something has happened him", reflexiona Capello.

"They win a lot of money. They are extraordinary players, but is missing him something. Messi always is thinking in playing, no in the businesses", has followed, comparing to the Brazilian with Leo Messi. Of what does not have doubts Capello is that Kylian Mbappé will finish winning the next Balloons of Gold, when Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo go down the level.

Capello, big admirer of Mbappé

"Mbappé Does a year that am saying that it will be the next winner of Balloon of Gold. Has speed, arrival, goal and by age something that the other do not have", elogia the Italian. And it is that Mbappé goes way to beat all the records, and sure that in the future also beats the one of signing more expensive of the history of the football. For the moment, that 'attainment' recae in Neymar Jr, by the one who the PSG paid 222 million euros to the FC Barcelona.

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