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Valderrama: "Lionel Messi or Maradona? Diego is the best"

Published:9/09/2017 - 10:58h

Updated:9/09/2017 - 12:27h

The mythical ex player of Colombia, Carlos Valderrama, has conceded some statements in which it has ensured that, in his opinion, Diego Armando Maradona is "of far better" that Leo Messi. "There is not comparison", aims the ex footballer

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The famous ex player of Colombia that at present finds  in the Indian to promote the World-wide of Football Sub-17, Carlos Valderrama, has conceded an interview to 'Boria Mujamdar' in which it has reopened the debate on if Leo Messi is better that Diego Armando Maradona, or to the reverse, in some statements that will bring tail in the international press.

"There is not comparison. Diego is the best of far", has answered Valderrama, valuing to the 'Lint' by in front of 'The Flea' but without wanting to despise, as it ensures, the talent of Leo Messi in the FC Barcelona. "Messi is a very good footballer, definitely, but is not Diego", says.

"I am not treating to despise to Messi neither to any one of the others big contemporary like Ronaldo, but compare with Diego is not just. Anybody is near of Diego and the best is to leave it like this", aims Valderrama, leaving opened the controversy.

Opportunist words de Valderrama

The statements de Valderrama can consider turncoats, since they arrive hardly some days after the selection of Argentina have attained two ties in the two last parties of classification for the World-wide of Russia 2017, that go back to leave to the albiceleste to the edge of the abyss to remain without participating in the big international appointment.

In spite of that it could not see goal with Argentina in the last dates, the reality is that Leo Messi was the best footballer of the albiceleste in the meetings against Uruguay and Venezuela. The rest of the team did not follow him, and the football of the ones of Sampaoli was in general lines very poor, with fault of definition and in cold-hearted occasions.

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