Andrey Arshavin’s admiration for Lionel Messi is very special.
In addition to identifying him as the player he most enjoys seeing in action today and highlighting him as the greatest of all time, the former Arsenal mentioned the 10 of FC Barcelona as the footballer he would love to have played with.
LIONEL MESSI, THE DREAM PARTNER FOR ARSHAVIN.
“Who would you like to have played with?” was what they raised him, in a dynamic organized by That and published by the official media of the UEFA Europa League. And this is what the historic former Russian footballer replied: “Lionel Messi. Next to Lionel Messi I would have loved to play ”.
Cheered by fans, recognized by teammates, respected by rivals, highlighted by coaches and praised by former players. It never ceases to amaze us what the figure of Lionel Messi represents in the world of football.
Undefeated data. Andrey Arshavin scored 17 goals in the 75 games he played for the Russian national team. Unforgettable his magical performance at Euro 2008.
Did you know..? Andrey Arshavin was champion and MVP of the final in the UEFA Cup that Zenit won in the 2007/08 season. Unforgettable success.
Undefeated data. Lionel Messi registered 73 goals and 29 assists in the 60 games he played in the 2011/12 season. The best records that have been seen in a top campaign in Europe.
Did you know..? Lionel Messi is the footballer who has scored the most goals (663) for the same club in the entire history of the game. Eternal legacy with FC Barcelona.
Source: UEFA (Youtube).