Modified 07 Mar 2020, 06:16 IST
Barcelona and Argentina famous person Lionel Messi is no longer a phenomenon as Hugo Gatti criticised the six-time Ballon d’Or winner.
Messi scored 4 targets in a 5-Zero LaLiga rout of Eibar final month however the Barca captain has failed to search out the again of the web in six of his previous seven matches.
The 32-year-old attacker struggled to make an affect in the 2-0 El Clasico defeat to Real Madrid final day out and former Argentina goalkeeper Gatti took intention at Messi.
“I do not care in the event that they criticise me in Argentina,” Gatti mentioned on El Chiringuito. “I’m very Argentinian and Messi is a phenomenon, however he’s not a phenomenon now.
“They deal with him mistaken as a result of they large him up and large him up and deal with him mistaken. He will get used to it and walks extra on the pitch. He must be higher.
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“Cristiano [Ronaldo] and him are the two greatest. Messi must be higher, he’s obtained used to taking part in at a weary rhythm, strolling and people who know soccer suppose the similar.
“Take off, child. You need to play effectively. When there’s a participant like Messi, prefer it was with Maradona and Pele, and his team-mates all the time give the ball to him to win the sport.
“They spoil the group they usually do not put every part they’ve into it. The group get used to giving him the ball and never anybody else.”
Messi has scored 18 LaLiga targets for Barca this season, and 23 throughout all competitions.
Published 07 Mar 2020, 06:16 IST
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