The son of Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona surprised the media in his country with a provocative statement against the currently prominent star of Argentine football, Barcelona captain Lionel Messi. Diego Maradona, Jr., said in an exclusive interview with the Catalan newspaper "Sport", close to Barcelona, ​​that Lionel Messi is "a phenomenon in football".

But Argentine media saw his talk after that about the comparison between his father and Messi as a provocation to the Barcelona star, where he said in his response to a question "Sport" for him about the best between them, so he said: I love Messi, and I see that he is better in stages than Ronaldo, but when comparing any player For my father, a comparison is not possible, because “aliens” should not be compared to “humans.” He pointed out that Messi, no matter how brilliant he is, will continue to be a lesser level player than his father has achieved in football history. 

He continued: I am sorry for Messi, because he can be the best "human" player, but it is impossible for him to reach the level of my father.

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