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Maradona hails Messi, says he is playing kick-about with Jesus

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London, Apr 8 (ANI): Argentina coach Diego Maradona was full of praise for his ace striker Lionel Messi destroying Arsenal in the Champion League, and said Messi is "playing a kick-about with Jesus".

The Argentina coach said: "Leo's at a select level, is the best in the world and a star at Barcelona."

"He is playing kick-about with Jesus and, at the end of his career, we'll see who is the all-time greatest," The Sun quoted Maradona, as saying.

"But he's on the right path. He's mature and full of will.

"The Maradona and Pele comparisons will end and the best thing is Messi is Argentine.How could I not be happy for Messi to win the World Cup?" Maradona said. (ANI)

Story first published: Thursday, April 8, 2010, 14:06 [IST]
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