Lionel Messi: reasons and lessons that have remained with him - Video

Image associéeAgain, the Maradona comparison is impossible to avoid when discussing Messi's strength, as the bravery and tenacity he shows in possession is equal to that which was the hallmark of his international manager. Messi was diagnosed with growth hormone deficiency as a child, which meant he learnt his trade against bigger and stronger opponents, lessons that have remained with him.
The ability to dribble can often be the difference maker in a game. Of course, players like Cristiano Ronaldo have other ways to make the difference, but even in tight spaces, Messi can always find a way to escape his marker and create danger.

The Argentinian is arguably still the best dribbler in the world, alongside new Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar. These two have so often fooled defenders, sending them the wrong way.
Lionel Messi is a five-time Ballon d'Or winner and is considered by many, as the best player of his generation and one of the best footballers of all times. Whilst his case for winning the most number of Ballon d'Or (five times) might be equalled by Cristiano Ronaldo in the coming season,

Share on Google Plus