Best 54 of Messi quotes - MyQuotes
For the world of football, Messi is a treasure because he is role model for children around the world.
The best way to stop Messi is when you play with 11 men and then you can double mark him, one player to stay on him and the other to help out. If it is 11 against 10 then you have almost no chance of stopping him.
Messi not scoring? Great players aren't only great because of goals. If they don't score, they offer goals to teammates
Messi is an irreplaceable player, today if he was here we would have won 5-0 but he was not and we had to play another in his place.
Cristiano reminds me of German tennis player Michael Stich. He was destined to make history, but then Boris Becker showed up. Cristiano is so fast, so strong, so incredible, but he has one problem: Leo Messi.
Messi is class. There is him, and then there is the rest. What he does is extraordinary.
Whoever Barcelona are playing, you're just interested to watch because Messi's playing.
Messi does incredible things, his stats make you cover your eyes. He cannot be compared to anyone.
There are 3 or 4 important things in life: Books, Friends, Women…and Messi
Messi or Cristiano - Speed? Cristiano. Shot? Cristiano. Dribbling? Messi. Intelligence? Messi. Talent? Messi. Winner is Messi!
Little by little, Leo [Messi] and I are understanding each other better.
How to stop Messi? You need to bring a shotgun, pam-pam and that's it.
I was a big fan of Maradona growing up and of the current crop Ronaldo is good but Messi is the best I’ve ever seen. I don’t dish out praise lightly but Messi deserves it. I look for weaknesses in his game and I can’t find them.
There is no doubt about it, Messi's clearly the best player in the world. He's a phenomenon who has already won everything, but is still hungry for more. His humbleness only makes him greater.
I think I respect everyone votes and everyone must respect my votes. My vote bdo in 2015 was for [Lionel] Messi because, for me, he had an amazing season and he deserved to win.
Who were the best players I had ever played against? Raul, Messi, Zidane.
Messi the best player in the world by far. I don't think we'll ever see a player like him again.
Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva
Without Messi there isn't a team for Argentina, Messi is brilliant, different, with a strong mentality. Let's hope he doesn't change.
Messi on the World Cup 2014? He showed why he is the best player in the world. It was a pleasure to see him play.
Is Messi a real player or a Play Station character?
Messi is the great player of this generation, like there were great players in other generations.
The only way to stop Messi is to double mark him. One player to stay on him and the other to help out.
PSG's project is to dream bigger, but if you buy Messi, you don't dream bigger - you are bigger!
Casillas saying he wouldn't sign Messi for Madrid? Messi has a place in every team in the world.
Messi is a Playstation.
My ideal trident would be myself alongside Rooney and Messi. They are the players who make me dream - not Cristiano.
Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva
Every time he plays, Leo Messi reminds me more of Maradona, both left-footed and short, Messi is the best player in the world, along with Kaká and Cristiano Ronaldo. For us it is not a surprise. Since he began to come and train with us and we knew we would go down this path. Someday I will explain that I was at the birth of one of the footballing greats: Leo Messi.
Lionel Messi is the most amazing player I have ever seen.
I think playing against [Lionel Messi] is pretty difficult. Playing by the side of the best of the world is always good. Things get easier. And if I have to win, may it be by Messi's side. It would be great.
Ronaldinho was a trickster, an artist with the ball. Leo represents the essence of the game: speed plus skill.
Messi is much more than being clever. He is a genius who reserves all his expressiveness for football.
I don't know the parameters for the Ballon d'Or. I only know that Messi deserves to win every trophy.
Lionel Messi? When I played against him at Sevilla it was always very difficult, so now I'm pleased that we're on the same side. He's just fantastic.
Once he's on the run, Messi is unstoppable.
Who is the Best Player in the World? Leo Messi.
Once he's on the run, Messi is unstoppable. He's the only player who can change direction at such a pace.
Who is the Best Player in the World? Leo Messi. Who is the Best Player Ever? Leo Messi!
Seeing Messi play is like watching a video game.
Messi is a genius. He has everything. When I watch him, I see a player who is very, very skilful, very clever and his left foot is like Diego Maradona's.
I'm not envious of Leo [Messi]or Ney [Neymar]. Why would I be? If there is envy in the dressing room, you know it's only going to affect results.
Messi won 3 Ballons d'Or and is competing for another one. He will be the best player in the world until he retires.
Messi or Ronaldo best player in the world? In the world, I would say Ronaldo. Messi is from another planet.
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.
Nowadays, Messi is better than Ronaldinho. He is the best footballer in the world right now. And I'm not the only who says so. Everyone who has seen him play says so too.
I have never been concerned about winning the Ballon d'Or or being the best player in the world. The best player is already here and that's Messi. And now I can see him from close up and help him.
It has been an honour to be the coach of the best player (Messi) I have ever seen and probably the best I will see.
I'm not sure Messi is a human.
Messi could be the best player in the world - if he was human.
The surname Messi comes from the Italian town of Porto Recanati, in the province of Macerata, which saw the birth of the poet Giacomo Leopardi and the tenor Beniamino Gigli.
Messi I think is like me, he is the best in the world along with Ronaldinho.