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Messi Is The Best I Have Seen In My Lifetime, Says Lineker

Lineker also explains why he considers Messi the greatest player of his lifetime – and why he is hoping for a “beautiful finale” for the Argentina captain in today’s final against France.
19 Dec 2022 17:59
Messi Is The Best I Have Seen In My Lifetime, Says Lineker
Lionel Messi. Nottom Inset: GARY LINEKER

Unless Mbappe scores a hat-trick or does something remarkable in the final, I think the Golden Ball will go to Messi. For the Golden Boot, it is in the balance – one goal could win it for either Messi or Mbappe.”

The man weighing up the potential winners of the big individual prizes of Qatar 2022 is Gary Lineker, who as an England striker with ice in his blood earned global fame as the six-goal top marksman at Mexico 86.

Today he is in Qatar fronting the BBC’s television coverage of this FIFA World Cup and, in this exclusive interview with FIFA+, he reflects on the performances of the contenders for the Golden Boot prize – the five-goal Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe, and Julian Alvarez and Olivier Giroud, who have four goals each.


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Source- Gulf Times


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