What They're Saying

“Maradona could do more with an orange than Messi can do with a soccer ball. But as a coach, Maradona is a disaster and Messi is the only one who can save him in South Africa.”

-- Real estate employee Daniel Rivas, reflecting common opinion in Argentina that Lionel Messi still has a long way to go to reach Diego Maradona’s heights as a player. While Messi has starred for Barcelona, his form for Maradona's Argentina national team has been indifferent. (AP)

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