Former Barcelona captain and club legend Xavi has hailed Messi as the best player in the world.
“Every day he is a better player. He is unbelievable. In my opinion he is the best player in history, not just in this moment, in history,” Xavi said. “What he is doing is incredible. Every game he makes the difference, every game, since 12 years ago. I was playing with him and his skill…he’s incredible. The best player in the history in my opinion for sure.”
This is not the first time Xavi has made such a claim. Last time he had said, “Leo is the best player I have played with. The only one who can make the difference by himself and in every moment. Messi is the best player in the world to me. Actually, he is the best in history. Yes, because Ronaldo wasn’t bound to Real Madrid as Messi is with the Blaugrana shirt. I don’t see anything strange with Ronaldo’s move to Juventus. Maybe he wanted to try a new experience in a club that could guarantee him to win the Champions League”.
The duo had played together for a decade.