Quotes on Leo Messi: Sayings of legends on The GOAT

There are as many as quotes on Leo Messi but we have collected the top quotes of legends on The GOAT.

The Argentine talisman is indeed considered the greatest ever widely. The Barcelona and Argentina star footballer, Leo Messi is the greatest ever by footballing living-legend.

The star striker won his record sixth Balon Dor in December, last year, in Milan. The Catalans legends hold the record of six golden boots as well. The footballing God, Leo Messi, has all; a GREATEST must-have.

Pep Guardiola

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Pep Guardiola on Messi
Pep Guardiola on Messi

“He is the best player I have ever seen. The best thing about him is not what he does but how simple he makes everything look. He is not just the best player because he can dribble past three or four players, it is because he does it better than anyone in the world.”

Diego Simeone

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Diego Simeone on Messi
Diego Simeone on Messi

“Messi is undoubtedly the best player in the world. He’s the determining factor. He’s key, he controls the pace, he directs above all the team’s attack.”

Jürgen Klopp

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Jürgen Klopp on Messi
Jürgen Klopp on Messi

“I have coached a few really good players. My dad liked Pele, but Messi is the best ever.”

José Mourinho

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Jose Mourinho on Messi
Jose Mourinho on Messi

“Messi is the god of football. When Messi has the ball, one on one, you’re dead.”

Thiago Alcantara

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Thiago Alcantra on Messi
Thiago Alcantra on Messi

“We give him the ball and stand back and watch. People often say to me they saw Pele and Maradona play. In the future, I will be able to say I saw Messi play.” 

Samuel Eto’o

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Samuel Eto'o on Messi
Samuel Eto’o on Messi

“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.” 

Tata Martino (ex-Barcelona manager)

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Tata Martino on Messi
Tata Martino on Messi

“He sees passes that most people can only see while watching the game on TV, not ones that you can normally see on the pitch.”

Johan Cruyff

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Johan Cruyff on Messi
Johan Cruyff on Messi

“For the world of football, Messi is a treasure because he is a 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.”


Sayings of legends on The GOAT Neymar Jr. on Messi
Neymar Jr. on Messi

“I played with Messi, who is, for me, one of the greatest footballers of all time, and he is my idol in football.”

Arsene Wenger

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Arsene Wenger on Messi
Arsene Wenger on Messi

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

Javier Mascherano

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Javier Mascherano on Messi
Javier Mascherano on Messi

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


Sayings of legends on The GOAT Romario on Messi
Romario on Messi

“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.”

Diego Maradona

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Diego Maradona on Messi
Diego Maradona on Messi

“I have seen the player who will inherit my place in Argentine football and his name is Messi. Messi is a genius.”


Sayings of legends on The GOAT Pele on Messi
Pele on Messi

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


Albert Ferrer (Former Barcelona and Chelsea star)

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Albert Ferrer on Messi
Albert Ferrer on Messi

“I played with Romario, Rivaldo, Ronaldo, Laudrup, and Stoichkov but Messi is the best I’ve seen.”

Gerard Pique

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Gerard Pique on Messi
Gerard Pique on Messi

“It feels good to be in the same generation as him. I believe he’s the best player in history.’’

John Terry

Sayings of legends on The GOAT John Terry on Messi
John Terry on Messi

“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.”

Fabio Capello

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Fabio Capello on Messi
Fabio Capello on Messi

“In my entire life, I have never seen a player of such quality and personality at such a young age, particularly wearing the ‘heavy’ shirt of one of the world’s great clubs… Before a game, you can plan for everything. But Messi can produce a move that no-one expects and change the game in an instant.” 

Mario Gomez

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Mario Gomez on Messi
Mario Gomez on Messi

“I am not crazy enough to compare myself with Messi because he is the best there ever was and the best there will ever be.”

Adriano Galliani (AC Milano Chief)

Sayings of legends on The GOAT Adriano Galliani on Messi
Adriano Galliani on Messi

“Messi is the best player ever. And this is said by someone who has seen Maradona and Pele play.” 

The Argentine is the GREATEST ever in history by far according to countless legends, players, fans, managers, and even his opposition does not fear to praise him as one of ‘THE TOUGHEST’. 

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