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Maradona: 'Pele took the wrong medication'

  • AP, Thursday, December 1, 2011 3:34 PM

Argentine Diego Maradona said Pele must have taken the "wrong medication" when he suggested that Neymar was better than Lionel Messi.

Maradona acknowledged that Neymar -- the young Brazilian star who plays for Pele's former club Santos -- was good but that he would never be able to match Messi, the Argentina playmaker.

“It seems Pele took the wrong medication,” Maradona said, when told of Pele’s comments. “Instead of taking his night pill, he took the morning pill. He got confused and didn’t know what he was talking about … I suggest next time he take the right pills before making any suggestions and that he should change his doctor.”

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