Argentina Legend Diego Maradona has slammed Barcelona star Lionel Messi saying he will never be a leader at Camp Nou or Argentina.
Lionel Messi is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world of football.
The 31-year-old has scored over 600 goals for both club and country and is a five time Ballon D’Or winner.
However, Maradona regarded also as a football great, has aimed a dig at his compatriot yet again.
“I love him with all my heart, he is a phenomenon, but they want to make hima leader, and he will never be a leader,” he said.
“He will always stay in his sporting, family and football world.”
MySportDab report Messi has been captain of the national team for years but has not managed to lead his team to World Cup or Copa America glory, losing three finals in the process.
The Argentine has won countless honours for Barca, including four Champions Leagues and nine La Liga titles.