Who is the greatest Argentine player of all-time? Check it out as we give you FIVE legends who think Diego Maradona gets the nod over Lionel Messi.
The Messi-Maradona debate has sprung back to life once again, leaving us in doubt over who is the better player. For many, Lionel Messi is the undisputed #1. His stats and performances over the years have been insane, prompting many to hail him as the greatest of all-time. Although a fair few are still in Diego Maradona’s corner.
Fabio Cannavaro got the ball rolling recently by claiming Maradona edges Messi as the greatest. While the Italian acknowledged the Barcelona captain’s class, he claimed Diego ‘is the best’. Therefore, we are back to square one again.
Nobody really knows how to split the pair in this debate. Of course, it’s quite a tricky one. Both players are from completely different eras, with Maradona starring in the 80s and 90s.
So now it’s time to check out the five legends who believe Maradona is the greatest Argentine player of all-time.