New Barcelona signing Martin Braithwaite has been talking about captain Lionel Messi and has made his admiration for the Argentinian clear.
Braithwaite laid on a goal for Messi in the weekend’s big win over Eibar and joked afterwards he wouldn’t wash his shirt after receiving a hug from his team-mate.
The Denmark international has now given an interview to the club’s official website where he offered more insight into life as Messi’s team-mate.
“Nobody can do things he does. If football were a religion, Messi might be God,” he said.
”He controls the match. He is an extraordinary player.”
Source | FC Barcelona
Braithwaite was ineligible for Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Napoli but will be hoping for more game time at the weekend against Real Madrid.