Former Real Madrid manager Jose Antonio Camacho has revealed that Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi can’t be considered as the best player in the world until he wins the FIFA World Cup.
Jose Antonio Camacho talked about Lionel Messi during an interview with Spanish media outlet El Mundo.
According to him, the World Cup tournament is a big title for a footballing nation like Argentina and Lionel Messi must win it for him to be considered as the best player the world has ever seen.
Lionel Messi is widely regarded by a lot of people as the best player in the history of world football.
The Argentine international skipper came close to winning the World Cup title at the 2014 edition in Brazil before his team lost 1-0 to Germany.
The Germans won the game thanks to the extra time winner from substitute Mario Gotze off an assist from another substitute Andre Schurrle.
Lionel Messi has also reached the COPA America tournament on two occasions before they were beaten on penalties by Chile each time.
The Argentine has won five Ballon d’Or titles till date which is the same number won by his rival, Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal and Italian Serie A giants Juventus.