SPAIN – Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique, has said Lionel Messi is a better player than Diego Maradona, because of his consistency.
The two footballers have often been compared to one another, having both played for Barcelona and Argentina.
However, Pique feels Messi’s performances at the top level, sets him apart from Maradona.
“Maradona was a unique player in the history of football, he went through Barca and Napoli, he will be remembered forever.
“But if you ask me to choose between Leo or Diego, I would say Messi because of his consistency and the magic he produces on a daily basis,” Pique told a press conference on Monday.
Barca travel to Napoli in the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday.