Capable of winning 32 titles and 5 Ballon d’Or trophies in 14 seasons with Barcelona, Messi has not given major trophies to Argentina. His best achievement was the 2008 Olympic gold medal.
Criticism of Messi came stronger after he failed to lead Argentina to win over Iceland in the first game of the 2018 World Cup, where in the game he failed to execute a penalty. Messi service ushered Argentina to qualify for the 2018 World Cup seemed to just disappear.
About the poor performance of Messi in Albiceleste uniform, Hernan Crespo gave defense. Messi is ugly because he can not get enough help from his colleagues and also his country.
“We do not help him much, I mean coaches, Federation president, etc. It’s a shame because he is the most important player in the world, and we can not help him He is eager to do it (lift the World Cup) Messi may feel the pressure that, “Crespo told BBC News.
“In Barcelona he is a real winner, but with Argentina this player is often unlucky – he is one of the best in history, if you love football you will love Messi,” he added.
Crespo rate Messi will remain one of the best players of all time even though he can not win the World Cup. As Johan Cruyff and Michel Platini.
“A lot of great players in our memories have failed to win the World Cup, Messi is a fantastic player, I am very happy to watch him and he is a good man and he deserves to win the World Cup.
“If he succeeds he will be a great player but he will be great if he fails (lift the World Cup) .How many of the great players can not win it I do not remember Johan Cruyff and Michel Platini did (win the World Cup) “Crespo insisted.
Cruyff’s best achievement was the runner-up of the 1974 World Cup. Platini was only able to put France in the top three of the 1986 World Cup.