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Simeone – Barcelona has Messi but Atletico has Oblak

Jan Oblak, Atletico Madrid,
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Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak is a game-changer on a par with Lionel Messi as far as his manager Diego Simeone is concerned.

Jan Oblak was undoubtedly Atletico Madrid’s man of the match in the Champions League victory over Liverpool.

The Slovenian shot stopper played a huge role in keeping a relentless attacking Liverpool from scoring.

So much so, that his manager Diego Simeone has likened him to Argentine sensation Lionel Messi.

According to Goal, Simeone insists his goalkeeper is the best in the business.

He said:

“We have a goalkeeper who is the best in the world, no doubt.”

“I have been saying that for some time.”

“It’s like Barcelona who has Messi.”

“He decides games with his attacking play; Oblak resolves them with his saves.”

Check out some of his stone wall shot-stopping!