Mario Alberto Kempes spoke harshly about Lionel messi. Despite winning the Copa América, he said he will never be able to compare himself to Maradona. “It is very difficult to overshadow Diego,” he said.
In dialogue with ESPN Mexico, Mario Alberto Kempes referred to the present of Lionel messi after winning the Copa América with the Argentine team. Surprisingly, he had harsh words when assuring that, no matter how much he wins what he wins, he can never achieve the idolatry that he had Diego Maradona.
“For Messi, the misfortune is that he was the replacement for Diego Maradona. And Diego, with the idolatry that he has carried around the world, it is very difficult to overshadow him. If he wants to be better than Maradona, he will not achieve it because of rather than win four consecutive World Cups … The title of world champion still does not have it. The World Cup does not have it, “said the Bullfighter.
On the other hand, Kempes emphasized the idea that Messi will always be below Maradona despite the fact that he could make history in the next World Cup: “He will always be five short of the weight to get a step down there from Diego, but that will be impossible. No matter how much he wins what he wins, he will never be able to be compared to what Diego did. “