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Andres Iniesta: Lionel Messi is No. 1 because he has everything

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The midfielder has been talking about the Argentine

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Andres Iniesta has been talking about his old friend Lionel Messi and just why he’s head and shoulders above every other player on the planet.

The midfielder was asked about the constant comparisons with Cristiano Ronaldo and explained why he thinks Messi is far superior to the Juventus star.

“Leo is different, unattainable. Everyone has their preferences and we like to make comparisons, but for me they are not comparable. Even if they score almost the same number of goals,” he said.

”For me Messi is number 1, because he has everything. Passing, assists, dribbling, goals, team spirit. He knows how to be decisive in almost every, and he has been for years. I never saw a player as decisive and strong as Messi.”

Source | Corriere dello Sport

Iniesta also spoke again about the possibility of moving into coaching when he hangs up his boots but said he wants to keep playing for now. He’s contracted to Vissel Kobe until 2021.