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The greatest quotes on Lionel Messi


Lionel Messi is celebrating his 29th birthday today , we wish him Happy Birthday with 29 greatest Quotes

"For me, to watch Messi play is a pleasure – it's like having an orgasm – it's an incredible pleasure"-Luís Figo

"Messi is an alien, that dedicates himself to playing with humans."-Gianluigi Buffon

"He is from another planet. He is the main point of reference and the key man in the whole Barça team."-Carlos Tévez

"Messi is the best and cannot be compared to anyone. Messi cannot be compared to anything".-César Sánchez

"I’ve always said Messi is the best player in the world."-Neymar

"Although he may not be human, it's good that Messi still thinks he is."-Javier Mascherano

"Messi is God, as a person and even more as a player."-Samuel Eto'o

'People often say to me they saw Pele and Maradona play. In the future, I will be able to say I saw Messi play."-Thiago Alcântara

"Is Messi playing in the Champions League or is he playing a Playstation game?"-Radamel Falcao

'He plays like he’s on PlayStation, it’s unbelievable. People who say otherwise either don’t know anything about football or are just talking nonsense."-Zlatan Ibrahimovic

"He's a once in a generation player. I think it's unlikely that any human being again will repeat the numbers that Messi is getting."-Gianluigi Buffon

"Messi is class. There is him, and then there is the rest. What he does is extraordinary. He demands admiration."-Franck Ribéry,

"Lionel Messi is out of this world, he's an alien. For me, he is the best player in the history of football."-Arda Turan

"Messi is so talented that 70% of the goals I scored at Barça came from his boots. With him in your team, you're calm"-David Villa

"This award says I’m the best player in the world, but I’m not even the best player at Barcelona."-Ronaldinho

"He deserves 10 out of 10 for doing what he does."-Johan Cruyff

"The other day I saw one of his games. He was running with the ball at a hundred percent full speed, I don’t know how many touches he took, maybe five or six, but the ball was glued to his foot. It’s practically impossible."-Raúl

"When I see Messi playing, I think he should win the Ballon d'Or every year. I have no doubt. He is an unbelievable player."-Paolo Maldini

"Messi is the number one footballer in the world. No other player in the past few years comes close."-Diego Simeone

"He is probably the best player of the last 20 years. He is such a slippery player. Because of his height and quickness he is difficult to pin down and his balance is exceptional."-Ryan Giggs

'My record stood for 40 years - 85 goals in 60 games - and now the best player in the world has broken it, and I'm delighted for him. He is an incredible player, gigantic."-Gerd Müller

"For me, Messi is the greatest. I played with Romario, Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Michael Laudrup and Stoichkov but Messi is the best I’ve seen. He has evolved in a way that nobody could expect."-Albert Ferrer

"I can't believe anyone can have played the game of football as well as Messi."-Michael Owen

"Messi is simply the best player in the world. Messi is alone in his class as a player, it is impossible that there is another like him."- David Beckham

"Messi is the best player I've ever seen, better than Maradona and Cruyff combined."-Marcial Pina

"When Messi has the ball at his feet he can do things that you can’t imagine."-Javier Zanetti

"There is only one player who is doing things that I could never do and that is Messi."-Francesco Totti

"Messi produces more pieces of exceptional skill in a single game than I managed in an entire career."-Gary Lineker

"There's a special part of Messi's brain allowing him to see the split-second chaos of football in his own personal super slow motion."-Carles Puyol

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Published: Mon Sep 19, 2016 06:57 PM IST



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