A countryman of Argentine Superstar Lionel Messi’s has revealed what it was like seeing the FC Barcelona superstar train for the first time. Tottenham Hotspur Winger Erik Lamela, who has 23 caps for the Albiceleste, believes football comes “too easy” for the five-time Ballon d’Or winner, who he feels is the best player in the game.
“He’s too good,” he said, according to the Daily Mirror.
“It’s crazy the way he plays. It’s too easy for him, that’s why he’s the best in the world. I enjoy watching him.”
On watching Messi in training for the first time: “I said ‘This is not normal’. How he plays is unbelievable. He’s too good.”
Lamela was last in the Argentina squad in 2016, and will be hoping to work his way into Jorge Sampaoli’s plans for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.