Messi has always been criticised for failing to reproduce his Barcelona form when he's on global duty, and he hasn't played for Argentina since they exited the World Cup to France at the second round stage. "If I have to decide for my team I will choose Messi over Ronaldo, three-time FIFA World Cup champion Pele said".
"Messi is a great player but he doesn't get it", said Maradona.
"Before talking to the coach and players, he'll play on the PlayStation. Then, on the field, he wants to be the leader", Maradona said as he answered questions in a stumbling voice, sometimes seeming to contradict himself.
"For me, it's hard to say it but it's useless to make a leader out of a man who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a game".
"There's no two ways about it. Let's stop making a God out of Messi".
Mundo Deportivo says Barça are planning to extend Messi's contract by one year, taking him to June 2022.
"You have to take the leadership away for him to be the Messi we want him to be", Maradona added. Messi is Messi when he wears that shirt, and he's another Messi with Argentina"
"He's a great player but he's not a leader."
Messi is Barcelona's record goalscorer and has played a part in four Champions League successes since coming through the club's La Masia academy.
Regardless of the comments, it was alarming to see his own state, as it's clear that something is not right with the 57-year-old.
'It's sad to see how someone who boasts of being a leader can talk so badly about a player who's now the best we've got and will probably be so for a long time yet.
Djokovic , who endured a turbulent last season with injury and off-court issues, said they were "both different players" now. Celebrating his 1,000th match in style, the 14-time Grand Slam victor Djokovic was clinical against a shell-shocked Zverev.
The inspectors also alleged the owners had mishandled funds, and suspended the funeral home's license. Authorities say construction workers found the infant corpses Friday at the Cantrell Funeral Home .
This is, generally, longer than anyone will ever need, although it was noticeably shorter than the lifespan of the original Pixel. The 64GB version of Pixel 3 XL is priced at Rs 83,000 and the 128GB will be available for Rs 92,000, Google said in a statement.
Contract talks between the two parties have recently broken down, feulling speculation of links with Liverpool and United. Asked whether he would give Ramsey a new deal, Wenger replied: "We tried that before and it still can happen".
The first episode of Planet of the Apps is free, but you need an Apple Music subscription to watch subsequent episodes. But a new CNBC report , citing sources familiar with the matter, may be giving us a clearer picture.
The ability of the Russian-American crew to return safely after the latest mishap drew relief from senior Russian officials. NASA and Roscosmos officials say they are launching an investigation into exactly what went wrong with the rocket and why.
The camp ground had been full just before Michael blew in and covered it in 61 cm of debris and seaweed, McMillan said. Nearly 1.2 million homes and businesses were without power from Florida to Virginia on Thursday.
Marvel now has three films lined-up in the coming year, which are Captain Marvel , Spider-Man Homecoming 2 and Avengers 4 . Its global cume ranks as the second-biggest film so far this year, trailing only Avengers: Infinity War .
Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago . Users can check whether they were affected, and what information was accessed, by visiting Facebook's help center .
Passengers are advised to check service updates with ferry companies before travelling from either Holyhead or Fishguard. There has also been reports of tress down and flooding in parts with warnings of hazardous conditions through the day.
However, Gracias may not be sufficiently independent as he is invested in other companies linked with Musk, including SpaceX . In addition, he stepped down as chairman of United Kingdom -based satellite TV operator Sky following its sale to Comcast.
Thomas was in an eight-way tie for sixth, including 2012 champion Nick Watney, Kevin Chappell and Paul Casey . This proprietary computer model was also all over Moore's strong performance at the Safeway Open last week.
Trump says Fed is 'out of control'
Stocks are in the midst of a scary October slump, sliding sharply because investors are anxious about rising interest rates. Core prices, which exclude the volatile food and energy categories, were up 2.2%, the same rate as in August.
Pope OKs resignation of Cardinal Wuerl amid cover-up scandal
Pope Benedict elevated then-Archbishop Wuerl to the College of Cardinals in November 2010, shortly after Wuerl's 70th birthday. In accepting his resignation now, Francis asked that Wuerl remain as the apostolic administrator of the archdiocese.