Arguably one of the greatest goalscorer and playmaker, Lionel Messi, has mentioned about his favourite players in his past interviews over the years. Here’s the list of his favourite players of each league and his idol.
His idol- Pablo Aimar. Messi also enjoyed watching many other argentine greats such as Maradona.
La Liga- In La Liga Messi’s favourite player Ronaldinho who played with Messi and they shared a great bond together. Messi on Ronaldinho “ I don’t consider myself the greatest player in Barcelona’s history because I know it’s ronaldinho.”
Premier League- Messi also said in an interview that he has great respect for Wayne Rooney who currently plays for everton he also said that “Rooney has played at a great level for many years and is one of the special players of this generation.”