Modified 10 Could 2020, 06:28 IST
Diego Maradona is the best of all time, not Barcelona famous person Lionel Messi, in accordance with Fabio Cannavaro.
Maradona and Messi are each considered two of the best gamers and the Argentine duo’s standing atop soccer’s historical past is commonly debated.
Messi is a file six-time Ballon d’Or winner however former Italy defender Cannavaro believes 1986 World Cup champion Maradona is the best.
“I respect Messi loads. For the brand new technology he is likely one of the finest, however Maradona is completely different as a result of the soccer was completely different,” Cannavaro – now head coach of Chinese language Tremendous League giants Guangzhou Evergrande after captaining Italy to World Cup glory in 2006 – advised Sky Sports activities.
“They kicked him loads, however he was at all times in management and he was robust.
“Messi is high, however Maradona is one other world. I by no means evaluate him with different gamers. I by no means noticed Pele, however I watched Maradona, for seven years I noticed each recreation.
“He isn’t among the finest, he is the perfect.”
Maradona received silverware at Barcelona, serving to the Spanish giants to Copa del Rey, Copa de la Liga and Supercopa de Espana glory.
The 59-year-old then went on to turn into an icon with Napoli, the place he received two Serie A titles, in addition to UEFA Cup, Coppa Italia and Supercoppa Italiana.
Messi has received 10 LaLiga crowns and 4 Champions League titles amongst different honours at Barcelona, although he has not tasted senior success with Argentina.