Pelé is considered one of the best players of all time, however, he has made some foolish statements against Lionel Messi, captain of the Argentine team. Now, the Brazilian once again underestimated the top winner of the Ballon d’Or (7) and the current champion of the Copa América.
Years ago, the three-time world champion criticized the current PSG striker, who has 12 goals and 14 assists between Ligue 1, the French Super Cup and the Champions League this season. Pelé pointed out that Leo is an ‘incomplete player’, since he supposedly does not have the ability to score with his right foot or with his head.
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Now, Pelé again belittled Leo and the Argentine team. Despite the fact that the Albiceleste part of him as one of the main favorites, the former Santos player indicated, through social networks, that his country will win the World Cup, in a new display of arrogance.
Messi could not be shining more in his present with Argentina and with Paris Saint-Germain. Many fans believe that it may be because he is focused on the 2022 Qatar World Cup. which finally begins in just six days, with Qatar vs. Ecuador on the 20th of this month.
Argentina, among the candidates to win the World Cup:
The team led by Lionel Scaloni starts as a candidate, due to its unbeaten record in the Qualifiers, plus the two international trophies (Copa América and Finalissima). Despite Argentina’s favoritism, Messi pointed out that he does not feel superior to anyone. Leo is now focused on the debut against Saudi Arabia, to be played on November 22.