Diego Maradona: Messi Goes to Bathroom 20 Times Before A Match...

Rohit Ganguly  |  Banter  |  6 Months Ago

In a humdinger banter or probably a condemnation, the world witnessed two icons of the game indulging themselves. One was at the receiving end while the former legend belted out the jibe. 

Diego Armando Maradona took a dig at Lionel Messi, incriminating him of failing to be a leader. 

Maradona stated, "Before talking to the coach and players, he’ll play on the PlayStation. Then, on the field, he wants to be the leader. He’s the best in the world with Cristiano [Ronaldo]."


“For me, it’s difficult to say it but it’s useless to make a leader out of a man who goes to the bathroom 20 times before a game.

“There’s no two ways about it. Let’s stop making a God out of Messi. Messi is just another player for Argentina.”

Messi was recently shouldered with the onus of leading Argentina, however, that consequenced into an utter fiasco. 

Not only did Argentina crash out of the World Cup, the scenes in the dressing room weren't pretty upbeat either.

The team fell out with their preceptor, Jorge Sampaoli and Messi, instead of sorting things out, fuelled the fire.

Things post World Cup have turned into a living nightmare for the Argentine contingency as Messi teased another farewell.

Despite being an eminent vanguard for Barcelona, Messi is still to fire for Argentina. Is this why Maradona excoriated him on all cylinders? Or is there a personal sense of comparison, which probably is invidious, building.

Who's better?


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