Messi Vs Maradona

Who is the world's most noteworthy footballer? Many at present place that shelf at the feet of the magic Barcelona front man Lionel Messi. Be that as it may, is Messi the best EVER player? This is something worth mulling over and keeping in mind the end goal to reach a conclusion it is vital to contrast Messi and another Argentinean, a man so frequently praised as the best footballer ever - Diego Maradona.

To enough think about Messi and Maradona it is essential to look at their playing styles, capacities, accomplishments at residential and universal level and the times in which they both played.

Lionel Messi

Messi started life as an assaulting midfielder, yet as of late has been conveyed as a forward (as opposed to a customary striker). His aptitude and innovativeness on the ball implies he can manage the diversion by dropping further, however can push forward and score objectives with frightening normality.

In the 2012/13 season Messi broke Gerd Müller's objective scoring record of 85 objectives in a date-book year, a record that remained for a long time. This has prompted numerous intellectuals, fans, players and media outlets to declare him the best player ever.

Messi's capacity is evident, particularly as, at 11 years old he was determined to have a development hormone inadequacy, which loans to his little stature and implied he needed to create pace, touch and expertise at a youthful age keeping in mind the end goal to contend at the most abnormal amount.

Notwithstanding having won everything at local level, question marks still stay over Messi's capacity to exchange his shape to the global stage. In an Argentina shirt he doesn't seem to have an indistinguishable enchantment from in a Barcelona pullover.

There are additionally reservations with reference to whether Messi could convey playing in other European league's; the Chief Alliance for instance. The diversion in Britain is substantially more physical and quick paced than in Spain and some contemplate whether Messi would be as great playing outside of Spain.

Diego Maradona

An age (or somewhere in the vicinity) before Lionel Messi there was another Argentinean who wore the renowned red and blue of Barcelona. His name was Diego Armando Maradona.

The fluctuating Argentinean was actually talented, a playmaker and awesome strategist. His ability on the ball was unrivaled and in spite of being an assaulting midfielder, Maradona consistently scored at a rate that would have equaled generally strikers.

Many fans, savants, specialists, players and pundits see Maradona as maybe the best footballer who at any point lived.

He started his profession at Argentinos Youngsters before exchanging to Brazilian heavyweights Boca Youngsters, where he spent a season. It was then that he moved to FC Barcelona for an (at that point) world record charge of £5 million. A record he himself would later break with a £6.9 million move to Napoli. Maradona burned through two damage tormented seasons at the Nou Camp, yet oversaw 38 objectives in 58 diversions and helped the group to win both household glasses.

Following a few question Maradona exchanged to Italian club Napoli in 1984. It was here he appreciated the best spell of his vocation, winning 2 Seria A titles, the Coppa Italia, the Italian Super Container and the UEFA Glass. He additionally completed as best scorer in Serie A toward the finish of the 1987/88 season.

Maradona likewise delivered on the universal stage, where he was instrumental in Argentina's Reality Container win in 1986 and sprinter up complete in 1990. He additionally won the World Glass Brilliant Boot in 1986.


While Messi may have won more residential trophies and broken more objective scoring records, there is no questioning that Maradona played in a significantly harder and all the more physically requesting time of the game. He likewise played in weaker sides than Messi and maybe in particular, delivered at worldwide level. Its far-fetched Messi will move to a littler unfashionable group to lift them to significance like Napoli. After all his present Barcelona side is worked to suit him. The help of various capable Spanish internationals such Xavi and Iniesta consolidate with Messi to make a powerful assaulting power. One could contend this set-up improve the minute Argentinean look than he really is.

It is significant that Maradona is a frank and enthusiastic man, while the youthful actor is more withdrawn and shy in nature. This is mostly the motivation behind why he hates a similar level of hero worship from his nation of origin.

Looking at them is troublesome as the periods they played in were so unique, however considering Maradona edges Messi as the best ever footballer. With the world Container 2014 approaching in Brazil Messi has the chance to turn this round.