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After Messi led Argentina to win the World Cup in Qatar... Has the "best player in history" debate ended?

2022-12-19T01:52:51.046Z


The official World Cup account on Twitter writes that things are settled, “Argentine star Lionel Messi is the best player in history after he won the World Cup and included it in his collection of titles.”


The official World Cup account on Twitter writes that things are settled, "Argentine star Lionel Messi is the best player in history after he won the World Cup and included it in his collection of titles."

However, the World Cup account is not the only one that talked about this controversy. Rather, in the mixed area of ​​the "Lusail" stadium, which hosted the dream and fairytale final between Argentina and France, the talk did not stop and the assertion that the "Bulga" and after leading his country to win the title absent from them 36 years ago, did not stop. He is "needs testimony from anyone that he is the best in history," according to journalist Pablo of the Argentine channel "D Sport".

🐐 The GOAT debate is settled.

The ultimate prize is now part of the collection.

The legacy is complete.

On the day @Argentina won their third #FIFAWorldCup, Leo Messi is your @Budweiser Player of the Match.

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And he continues, "To score 7 goals in 7 matches and make 3 other goals when you are at the age of 35, this means that we are facing a legendary player who will not be repeated. After he won his career with the teams with all possible titles and achieved all individual awards, he led his country to win the two most important titles, one of which is continental It is the Copa America, then the World Cup, and it is the piece that was missing from his wardrobe.”

He explained, "The comparison between Messi and Maradona offends us as Argentines. Maradona is a legend and his place is preserved in the memory of every Argentine, and Messi is the star and inspiration who repeated what Diego did, but with a difference of two decades of continuity on the throne of the round witch."

As for journalist Alejandro from a local newspaper, he confirms that "if the comparison is between Messi and Maradona, then this is an internal Argentine affair, and for us there is no difference between them because they brought our country and the World Cup to the national team."

With regard to the comparison with Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo, "This is a shameful joke, and we saw the difference between the players and their performance since the beginning of the season, and it appeared more in the World Cup.

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moment when Messi delighted the fans and will remain engraved in memory #Qatar2022 |

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- beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) December 18, 2022

And he considered that Messi, "the 35-year-old, is compared to Mbappe (Klayan), who is 23 years old, and competed with him until the last breath for the title of top scorer in the championship, and this alone is an acknowledgment that Messi is competing with veterans and youth."

In turn, the Argentine journalist Molina was the boldest, stressing that "Messi for me is better than Maradona. The latter is a legend in my country, but Messi dominated world football for many years. He is a scorer and playmaker of an integrated player. Football did not produce a player like him. He is the greatest in history and has his numbers." titles, we are ready to discuss it for hours and days.”

On the other hand, French journalist François believes that "Messi moved far away from Ronaldo in the race for the best in history, but he has not yet decided it definitively. The numbers of the Portuguese captain still give him preference. It is true that he did not win the World Cup, but this does not mean that he is not the best in the world." Or he lost the race.

Infantino: What Messi achieved is exceptional and beyond description # Qatar 2022 |

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- beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) December 18, 2022

And he continued, "Ronaldo is going through a period of imbalance, and he may return at any moment and present his usual levels and restore the match to its previous era."

In the same context, Brazilian journalist Farid goes on to confirm that "Cristiano is still in the race, as he is the best scorer in the history of football and won 5 European Champions League titles and the historical top scorer for national teams, and these numbers will keep Ronaldo in the competition."

And he points out that "Ronaldo may find a team that plays in the Champions League, contract with him and lead him to win the title, at which time all the scales will turn and the conversation will return to who is the best."

Messi receives the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Player of the Year award #Qatar2022 |

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- beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) December 18, 2022

ESPN sports analyst Sebastian Slaser believes that "the controversy of the best in history between Ronaldo and Messi was settled for the latter, by a large margin, after winning the World Cup."

British athlete and Olympic champion Sam Quick considered, "It was a frantic and enjoyable debate between Ronaldo and Messi to determine who is the best in history, but today it ended and was decided and closed."

Summary of the final match Argentina and France |

Lionel Messi's Argentina wins the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ #Qatar2022 |

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- beIN SPORTS (@beINSPORTS) December 18, 2022

And Australian journalist Jack Buckley confirms, “I want to thank Ronaldo for being part of a frantic debate for many years to choose the best in history, and although Ronaldo lost the debate, he and Messi presented us with a distinguished competition that lasted for more than a decade, and this is unprecedented in the history of football.” ".

Source: aljazeera

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