Argentine Football Legend Diego Armando Maradona has given some words of encouragement to fellow countryman Messi in an advertising event he made in Basel .
The ‘ Pelusa ‘ advised “La Pulga’ facing the World Cup next summer and also on how to understand football at this stage of his career. “I think we are very similar,” said Maradona, speaking of Messi because “we will never stop wanting to kick a ball”.
Diego also touched on the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, he emphasised that he does not give Argentina a favorite “because the favorite never wins” but he believes that the Argentine “has possibilities”. He explained that Messi in particular he took the pressure off facing the responsibility to take the ’10’ as captain and leader of the Argentine combined. Maradona recommended “focus on playing and having fun.”
Diego Armando Maradona also had took the opportunity to the congratulate Messi and his wife Antonela as the couple are receiving good will messages from all over the world for the birth of Ciro, their third child. The ex-player and former Argentina coach did not forget the Barça striker on his Instagram account.
For his congratulations, he put a picture with baby shoes with the Argentinian Albiceleste colors. While not at the couple’s wedding, in Argentina they understand that the relationship between Diego and Leo “seems to have taken the path of reconciliation, as seen in the delivery of The Best in 2017”.