Football News: Deigo Armando Maradona suggests Lionel Messi avoid the critics who have asked him to prove his worth by claiming the world cup with his country in Russia.
Lionel Messi News: Diego Armando Maradona insisted that his compatriot Messi has nothing to prove to anyone.
The Argentine captain Lionel Messi has won numerous club titles with Barcelona, but he is missing a senior National team trophy in his cabinet, in the 2014 world cup, Argentina lost the final against Germany, and also Messi has three Copa America runners-up medals with his country.
Though the Argentine legend, who leads Argentina in 1986 world cup glory believes that Messi has nothing to prove to anyone.
Maradona voiced: "I would advise Messi to keep playing, to enjoy the game,"
"He has to forget about the critics, if he can win or not the World Cup, the Champions or the Copa del Rey.
"He doesn't have to demonstrate anything. He has to enjoy the game into the field."
In comparison with his own countryman Lionel Messi, Maradona stated: "He is left footed, he likes playing. I am 57 and just come from playing football, look at me…I am dead.
"But, I still want to kick the ball. And I think concerning that we are very much the same."
Argentina’s world cup winning chance after 1986 will depends largely on the Argentine Skipper Messi’s shoulders, Argentina struggled in the world cup qualifying stages under their new manager Jorge Sampaoli, but in their last match against Bolivia Messi showcased his magic and get the ticket to Russia for his side.
Argentina will face Iceland, Croatia, and Nigeria on their group stage matches.
The Argentine legend Maradona voiced: "I don't know Sampaoli, I don't know how he plays. But, I know a lot of players and I know they will give everything. And I think they have a good opportunity to win,"
"But I don't choose [Argentina] as a favorite because the favorite one never wins."