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Toni Nadal: "Leo Messi and Rafa Nadal look similar and can be compared"

Published:19/11/2020 - 16:16h

Updated:19/11/2020 - 18:10h

Toni Nadal, Rafa Nadal's former coach and uncle, and now a member of Víctor Font's team, a candidate for the Barça elections, compared his nephew to Leo Messi because of their careers

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Toni Nadal, uncle and ex trainer of Rafa Nadal, goes to form part of the team of Víctor Font in case that the Catalan win the elections of the FC Barcelona. The precandidato will have the Majorcan by his experience in the day in day out beside the tennist. Precisely of the campeonísimo of Roland Garros spoke this Thursday in an interview for 'DAZN' in which it compared to Rafa with Leo Messi.

"The two can compare because so much one like another are between the best of the history, although I think that Leo Messi is the best of the history", matizó. In this sense, Toni insisted in that the rosarino does not have parangón and that there has not been anybody like him. "It is upper. I have not seen to play to I Peeled the sufficient, only have a wander memory of the World-wide of the 70, when I were 10 years old, by what do not have elements of good trial. I gave Stéfano also was a big player, but Messi carries 15 years being the best of the world and doing incredible things", affirmed.

Although the ex trainer of Nadal ensured that by conditions Messi could compare better with Roger Federer, considers that it also has things of his nephew. "Rafael also is of the best of the history. It is truth that have followed different ways to the hour to arrive to this level, Messi perhaps would be the more resembled what does Federer, by the type of game, but see to Rafa, that runs and does difficult hits to equalise, so have an alike way Leo and he", aimed.

Besides, it pronounced on the possible course of the Argentinian and left clear that the next president of the Barça has to do all the possible to convince him that the best for him is to remain. "It is one very bad news that the best player of the history do not want to follow with us. Any candidate that go out elected has to try that Messi want to follow with us, unless he say that it wants to step different in his career, but it is necessary to try find a solution", declared.

The Barça is much more that a club

Also it said that a footballer of the Barcelona has to learn where is playing and what has to do to follow engrandeciendo the history of the club. "When you are in a club like the Barcelona, to level of feeling is a special club, by what represents and what has represented during his history and by the social character of the club. One has to know that when it defends these colours has to be totally committed", signalled.

Toni Nadal followed his explanation and recognised that all the members of the club have to boost the barcelonismo, with all what these feelings involve. "It is not only a subject to play to the football, but also give an image that stimulate us to support them and that the people want to support them. From the president until the last worker of the club have to know that they boost some feelings and have to keep clean the name of this institution", finalised.

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