Best player of all time

Ardiles hails Messi as world's best

May 3, 2011
By Harry Harris, Football Correspondent
World Cup winner Ossie Ardiles believes Lionel Messi is now the greatest player to have played the game, better than both Diego Maradona and Pele.

Ardiles, who won the World Cup with Argentina in 1978, is a close friend of Maradona and was involved in nurturing a young Diego in the national side.

In an interview with Ardiles ahead of the Champions League second leg between Barcelona and Real Madrid, the man credited with opening the door for top foreign stars, when he came to ...

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