The eternal dilemma of who was the best footballer of all time and has used a new episode Thursday. Even if there is no chance that such a dispute to ever be resolved, those involved almost never misses the opportunity to further expressed their opinion on the issue.
The last that gave a statement in this regard was Pele, just one of the players whose name is mentioned quite often, who said that from his point of view, Lionel Messi is not the most valuable player of the modern era.
“Individually, Zidane was even better than Leo. The Frenchman was a spectacular player, but unfortunately at his time hadn’t team-mates like Messi, who has at Barcelona on Xavi and Iniesta, both usual playing for him” Pele said in an interview.
In his turn, present at the same event, former Brazilian international Rivellino had another opinion, but still unfavorable for the Argentine star.
“Neymar is superior to Messi as technique, who can be compared to Maradona. Messi plays great at Barcelona, but there is his environment. Is where it goes well, other less. Anyway, this year another player must win the Ballon d’Or, ” said former glory of Brazilians alluding to Cristiano Ronaldo.