80 Best Quotes on Messi by Legends

Quotes on Messi by legends: There are thousands of players born but the legends are few. A beautiful quote by Messi which can not be forgotten, he said “Diego is Diego. For me he is the greatest player of all time. Even after a million years I’m not even going to be close to Maradona. I have no intention of comparing myself to Maradona – I want to make my own history for something I have achieved.”

Quotes on Messi by Legends

“Leo’s goals are works of art.” – Frank Rijkaard. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Don’t write about him. Don’t try to describe him. Watch him.” – Pep Guardiola

“He is the best in the world. Football seems easy when he plays it.” – Bacary Sagna

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“Who is the Best Player in the World? Leo Messi. Who is the Best Player Ever? Leo Messi.” – Arsene Wenger

“For me, to watch Messi play is a pleasure – it’s like having an orgasm – it’s an incredible pleasure.” – Luis Figo

“I can’t believe anyone can have played the game of football as well as Messi.” – Michael Owen. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“His potential is limitless and I think he’s got everything it takes to become Argentina’s greatest player.” – Diego Maradona. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“I wear the number 10 Jersey for the US National Team in honor of the Greatest athlete I have ever seen: Messi.” – Kobe Bryant. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Newton and Einstein had a certain level of autism – I hope that, like them, Messi surpasses himself every day and continues to give us his beautiful brand of football.” – Romario

“The best way to stop Messi is when you play with 11 men and then you can double mark him, one player to stay on him and the other to help out. If it is 11 against 10 then you have almost no chance of stopping him.” – Jose Mourinho

“For me, the best in the world is Messi because of the way he plays, moves with the ball and changes matches, Messi has incredible ability and I love the way that he plays.” – Fernando Gago. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“The other day I saw one of his games. He was running with the ball at a hundred percent full speed, I don’t know how many touches he took, maybe five or six, but the ball was glued to his foot. It’s practically impossible.” – Raul. Quotes on Messi by legends!

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“Messi is a Playstation.” Arsene Wenger. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“There is no doubt, you’re from another galaxy. Thanks Leo.” – Maxi Rodriguez

“I just wanted to make sure that he is a human being like us.” – Gianluigi Buffon

“I’m not sure he’s human.” – Ander Herrera. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Messi is the number one. No other player is close to him.” – Diego Simeone

“Messi is the Mozart of football.” – Radomir Antic. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“There is no defense that can stop Messi. It is impossible.” – Pep Guardiola

“The best? Messi.” – Marcelo Lippi. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Messi defies the laws of anatomy, he must have an extra bone in his ankle.” – Carlos Bilardo

“Is Messi a real player or a PlayStation character?” – Radamel Falcao. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Messi is class. There is him, and then there is the rest. What he does is extraordinary.” – Franck Ribery

“It is clear that Messi is on a level above all others. Those who do not see that are blind.” – Xavi

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“There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true.” – Neymar

“I love football. Football is my life.” – Wayne Rooney. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Losers complain, winners train.” – Jose Mourinho. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Always train hard, work harder, never give up” – Marcus Rashford. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Before you can coach others, you must learn to coach yourself.” – Johan Cruyff

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” – George Halas. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“I learned all about life with a ball at my feet” – Ronaldinho. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” – Pelé. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Since the first time I saw him play I have always said he surprised me, and he has done it every day since.” – Sergio Ramos

“Was it a game of UCL or Messi in a PlayStation game? Impossible! If he scores 6 goals, can he take home 2 balls?” – Radamel Falcao

Messi Motivational Quotes

“It takes sacrifice as well as talent.” – Lionel Messi. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“My ambition is always to get better and better.” – Lionel Messi. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“The day you think there are no improvements to be made is a sad one for any player.” – Lionel Messi

“You can overcome anything, if and if only you love something enough.” – Lionel Messi. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“You have to fight to achieve your dreams. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” – Lionel Messi

“I’m happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love.” – Lionel Messi. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Every year I try to grow as a player and not get stuck in a rut. I will try to improve my game in every way possible.” – Lionel Messi

“I start early and I stay up late, day after day, year after year. It took me 17 years and 114 days to become an overnight success.” – Lionel Messi. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“I try to use pressure to help me in every game. Pressure helps me do things to the best of my ability. I like it. I don’t feel pressure; quite the contrary, because I always enjoy what I’m doing and that’s playing football.” – Lionel Messi

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“It is not just about the money, it is about what you achieve on the pitch.” – Ronaldinho

“I always want more. Whether it’s a goal or winning a game, I’m never satisfied.”  – Lionel Messi

“I worked on my weaknesses and made them my strengths.” – Sydney Leroux

“If I had to make a tackle, I would have already made a mistake.” – Paolo Maldini

“Football’s not just about scoring goals, it’s about winning.” – Alan Shearer. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“I like Messi a lot, he’s a great player. Technically, we’re practically at the same level.” – Pele

“Messi is the best in the world without any doubt and for me the history of football.” – Luis Enrique

“Playing football with your feet is one thing, but playing football with your heart is another.” – Francesco Totti

“You have to fight to reach your dream. You have to sacrifice and work hard for it.” – Lionel Messi

“I don’t have time for hobbies. At the end of the day, I treat my job as a hobby. It’s something I love doing.”- David Beckham

“When people succeed, it is because of hard work. Luck has nothing to do with success.” – Diego Maradona

“The first 90 minutes are the most important.” – Bobby Robson. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“I just hate losing and that gives you an extra determination to work harder.” – Wayne Rooney

“I once cried because I had no shoes to play soccer, but one day, I met a man who had no feet.” – Zinedine Zidane

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Quotes on Messi by Legends on Facebook

“When you have won 4 Ballon d’or awards #therewillbehaters.” – ADIDAS

“I like Messi because he doesn’t think he is Messi.” – Eduardo Galeano. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Although he may not be human, it’s good that Messi still thinks he is.” – Javier Mascherano

“We are used to Messi showing us that he is a player from another Dimension.” – Luis Enrique

“It is impossible to beat him. He is the best and I’m always at his side to learn from him.” – Neymar

“What Leo does is so incredible that I have to be careful not to stand still watching him make his moves.” – Thierry Henry

“There are three or four important things in life: books, friends, women… and Messi.” – Antonio Lobo Antunes

“Seeing Messi play is like watching a video game.” Note: Victoria Azarenka is a tennis player. – Victoria Azarenka

“He has a great future if he can stay clear of injuries. For me, he is the best there is.” – Cesc Fabregas. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“I believe that I played well against Barcelona, the problem was that Lionel Messi was simply unstoppable.” – Johnny Heitinga

“He is only 27 years old and he has already beaten the record. His record will not last for 60 years, but 600 years.” – Pep Guardiola

“Messi is God, as a person and even more as a player. I knew him when he was a boy and I’ve watched him grow. He deserves it all.” – Samuel Eto’o

“Messi is so good that he can even get around the 3 players you send after him & still notice the 2 teammates he has in space.” – Fran Escribafhtt

“He’s a unique player and he deserves it because he can do things of almost imperceptible excellence and is a gem to watch.” – Frank Rijkaard

“Once they said they could only stop me with a pistol. Today, you need a machine gun to stop Messi.” = Hristo Stoichkov

Long Legends Quotes for Messi

“Without Messi there isn’t a team for Argentina, Messi is brilliant, different, with a strong mentality. Let’s hope he doesn’t change.” – Julio Grondona

“Lionel Messi? When I played against him at Sevilla it was always very difficult, so now I’m pleased that we’re on the same side. He’s just fantastic.” – Dani Alves

“Having Messi in the team guarantees everything. He doesn’t just score, he gives assists, and he works and wins the ball. He is the best player in the world.” – Sergio Busquets

“Barca will never have a player like Messi again. Messi’s greatness is present on and off the field of play.” Note: Sandro Rosell is a former Barcelona President. – Sandro Rosell

“I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine Football and his name is Messi. Messi is a genius, and he can become an even better player.” – Diego Maradona

“Messi does not need his right foot. He only uses the left and he’s still the best in the world. Imagine if he also used his right foot, then we would have serious problems.” – Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Quotes on Messi by legends!

“Messi’s plaudits are hard to accept. We play in other countries and we do not see the local fans supporting our players there. Over 40 thousand Brazilians applauded, and that’s hard for whoever is on the field. When I see them applauding Messi, I get annoyed.” – Gilberto

“The best players are always in the thick of the action. Jordan did it with the Bulls, Bryant did it with the Lakers and Leo did it here. We want him to stay with us because he is the best and doesn’t want swap him with anyone.” – Pep Guardiola

“Messi is the best player in the world by some way. I always thank God that he is an Argentine, not just as a player, but as a person too. I have known him since I was 18, he is incredible, a very good person and we are very good friends. Right now, he is at another club, and we have a little bit of a rivalry, but the friendship is larger and stronger.” – Fernando Gago

“I have the possibility to watch Messi in training each morning, and because of what he demonstrates he is the best player in the world, he stated during a press conference. It is a pleasure to watch him, and because of the way he plays, he is an undisputed leader of the Barcelona team.” – Thierry Henry

“For the world of football, Messi is a treasure because he is role model for children around the world… Messi will be the player to win the most Ballons d’Or in history. He will win five, six, seven. He is incomparable. He’s in a different league.” – Johan Cruyff

“I knew when we gave Kaka the FIFA World Player of the Year award that he (Messi) would become the best player in the world. With young people like him, we need patience and that is the problem we have in Brazil.” – Pele

“When I see Messi – who is the best player in the world in my opinion – lose the ball, he runs off until he gets it back or commits a foul. Our guys lose the ball and fold their arms.” – Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva( Brazilian president)

“He is a spectacular player, there is nobody else like him. I should not because I have suffered so much in training. I think he is the best forward at the moment and I think he will be so for many more years. He has his feet on the ground.” – Carles Puyol

“Every time he plays, Leo Messi reminds me more of Maradona, both left-footed and short, Messi is the best player in the world, along with Kaká and Cristiano Ronaldo. For us it is not a surprise. He began to come and train with us and we knew we were going down this path. Someday, I will explain that I was at the birth of one of the footballing greats: Leo Messi.” – Ronaldinho

“He is always moving forwards. He never passes the ball backwards or sideways. He has only one idea, to run towards the goal. So as a football fan, just enjoy the show.” – Zinedine Zidane

“It is as if someone commands him from the stands, like a video game. I have never seen a human run with the ball at that speed. I have not seen Maradona so I cannot compare, but Messi is simply unbeatable.” – Mikel Arteta

“The other day I saw one of his games. He was running with the ball at a hundred percent full speed, I don’t know how many touches he took, maybe five or six, but the ball was glued to his foot. It’s practically impossible!” – Raul

“His speed is astonishing. It’s amazing how he can go from 1 to 100 in just one second. I’m constantly around great players like Cristiano and Rooney but this guy Is just a step above every other great footballer out there at the moment.” – Carlos Tevez

“My friendship with Leo is very good and it makes me very happy to wear the same shirt as the best player in the world, to be able to play alongside him and be his friend. It is something I will never forget.” – Angel di Maria

“Lionel Messi is quite clearly the best player ever. It’s a pleasure to pit myself against him and when I finish my career it’s something I can look back on and know I’ve tested myself against the very best.” – John Terry. Quotes on Messi by legends!