"Diego is Diego and millions of years can pass and he will still be the greatest in history for me. I intend to have my career, make my mark and get into the record books with things I have done.
I'm not trying to be like Maradona."
-- Lionel Messi on Diego Maradona, who recently said that “... if someone has to surpass me, then let it be an Argentine. If Leo is better, I welcome it.” (AP)