"It is hard to defend Neymar for all the things he does outside of football..."
However, Lineker, who also had the privilege to play for Barcelona in his active days thinks otherwise, took to social media to set the records straight.
There are many who consider Messi to be the finest player to have ever played the game, with a five-time Ballon d'Or victor boasting countless records and a stunning strike rate.
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The World cup victor revealed earlier today that the Barcelona forward can not be regarded as the greatest player of all the because he only shoots with his left foot and cannot score headed goal very well.
Mbappe has been compared to Pele after helping his country to win the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer.
Both Pele and Maradona have flip-flopped between loving and hating Messi.
Proceeding to describe his fellow countryman Neymar as being better than his club-mate and World Cup victor Kylian Mbappe, Pele also made note of his admiration Franz Beckenbauer and Johann Cruyff. Won the world Cup. I talked with him, I told him that in soccer, he's got it.
"You will ask me was [Maradona] better than Messi?"
"I told him he had football to spare, I've been to Europe twice with him recently, we have discussed it and I explained it to him".