Lionel Messi winning the FIFA World Cup won’t stop talking goat. The former Barcelona captain said Messi’s men continue to find excuses for Lionel Messi’s downfall.
By India Today Web Desk: Former Barcelona captain and World Cup winner with Spain-Anders Iniesta believes Lionel Messi won the FIFA World Cup does not resolve the debate. Messi, who pulled his trophy cabinet in Qatar by winning the FIFA World Cup ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and has established his place as one of the greatest players to ever play football. Messi, who has 7 Ballon d’or Awards – the most in football history will now be ready for the 8th if he continues his extraordinary season with Argentina and PSG.
For Iniesta, however, Lionel Messi’s opponents will continue to find excuses to drag the player down even with or without the soccer World Cup.
Iniesta told ESPN: “for me Messi is the best with or without winning [the World Cup].
“I think the fact that he won a World Cup, more than what others think, is a great source of happiness for themselves. Not just because of him, but as a country. “They always run and the fact that they won the way they did makes it absolutely deserved.
Iniesta said: “I am confident that anyone who does not regard Messi as the best person will find an excuse to continue, whether he won the World Cup or not.
Lionel Messi now has 42 trophies in his cabinet, just one cup short of Danny Alves, who holds the current record for the most trophies in world football. However, Messi has the chance to overcome this season alone, with PSG currently top of Ligue 1.