Zico backs Messi as an all-time nice regardless of no World Cup win

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The previous Brazil worldwide shared his ideas on Lionel Messi and his failure to win the distinguished worldwide trophy with Argentina up to now.

Messi’s worldwide profession began in the summertime of 2005 and one can say that it has been fairly completely different than the one on membership stage. In truth, the Argentinian is but to win a serious event with La Albiceleste.

This extremely contrasts with the spectacular stage of success he’s had with Barcelona the place he received complete of 33 main trophies since his debut again in 2004.

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Argentina had been defeated by Gerrmany within the last of the 2014 World Cup. (AP)

No matter his failure of success with the Nationwide Staff, nevertheless, Messi doesn’t want any trophy to show himself in response to one in every of Brazil’s greatest ever gamers Zico.

Zico himself has additionally by no means lifted the World Cup trophy all through his 10-year profession with the Seleção between 1976 and 1986.

“It isn’t a frustration,” Zico mentioned in an interview with Omnisport.

“Folks these days assume solely of achievements. I believe that your profession, your work is crucial.

“Soccer is a collective sport and lots of occasions it doesn’t rely upon you enjoying properly. It is dependent upon if the group is enjoying properly.

“Typically you resolve video games, however you’ll be able to’t resolve a contest.

“So, Messi’s benefit will not be undone as a result of he hasn’t received a World Cup.

“Johan Cruyff didn’t win any World Cup and was one of many nice gamers of historical past and he’ll all the time be. And lots of others the identical.

“It’s an excessive amount of me, and never us. When you take a younger man he doesn’t ask about your profession, he asks: ‘Have you ever been the very best on the earth? Have you ever been the very best of this or that?’.

“All the things is predicated on being the very best. Soccer is a collective sport, not a person sport.”

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Zico with the Brazilian Nationwide Staff. (Motion Photos)

Zico most popular specializing in the best way the brand new technology of gamers are enjoying extra for the group and fewer from themselves, mentioning one other of the world’s greatest, Cristiano Ronaldo.

“Each Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi by no means ever cease enjoying for the group,” mentioned Zico.

“If I had been younger immediately, they’re gamers on which I’d mirror myself. Gamers of this stage, play for the group.

“Gamers which might be the very best as a result of they ready themselves to wager You don’t see these gamers going out, on social media, skipping coaching to be in events.

“They deal with themselves in an effort to have a great particular person efficiency, however they know that this advantages their golf equipment.”


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