Lionel Messi will go down as one of greatest footballers of all time. From football fans to his fellow footballers, the Argentinean is a respected figure. Today we want to look at different quotes by footballers about his greatness.

1.Arda Turan

“I have never seen anyone like Leo Messi. He is a miracle from God! I like it when he does his things on the field. It’s not jealousy – I feel good, for instance, when he nutmegs someone.” – Arda Turan

2.Hristo Stoichkov, former Barcelona player

“Once they said they can only stop me with a pistol. Today you need a machine gun to stop Messi.” – Hristo Stoichkov

3.Antonio Lobo Antunes, Portuguese writer

“There are three or four important things in life: books, friends, women… and Messi.” – Portuguese writer Antonio Lobo Antunes

4.Franck Ribery

“Messi is class. There is him, and then there is the rest. What he does is extraordinary.” – Franck Ribery

5.Luis Enrique

“He does not really seem human to me.” – Luis Enrique