The two players are viewed as the best ever to play the game despite the fact that Maradona’s profession was not generally so productive as Messi’s, triumphant the World Cup raised him to the situation with the best Argentine player, eclipsing his insights.
Maradona remained Argentina’s second top-scorer in World Cup until Lionel Messi obscured it.
Argentina last guaranteed this golden boot prize in 1986, and it has stayed subtle for the South American powers from that point onward, which is the explanation Maradona is described as Argentina’s top player ever, in front of Messi.
While Messi came surprisingly close to lifting the sought after title in 2014, Argentina were barely crushed 1-0 by Germany.
Argentina were wiped out by France in the 2018 World Cup, as Messi’s vocation entered its nightfall. A Copa America title in 2021, then again, would take a portion of the tension off Lionel Messi.
As Argentina set out toward the FIFA World Cup 2022 on the strength of a 36-game unbeaten streak, things quickly turned out badly when Argentina lost their initial match 2-1 to Saudi Arabia; physiologically, it might have undermined the group, yet the players revitalized and played more collectively all through each match.
Argentina will play reigning champs France in the FIFA World Cup 2022 last on Sunday night at Lusail Arena. On the off chance that Messi wins, he will without a doubt be viewed as the best player ever, in any event, unbelievable Maradona; on the off chance that he doesn’t, it will be another miserable story finishing off with distress.
Messi broke numerous Argentine World Cup records at the 2022 World Cup, being the most seasoned player to score five goals in a FIFA World Cup. He is likewise the top-scoring Argentine in World Cups and is one appearance away from turning into the most-seemed player in World Cup history.
Messi scored his sixteenth goals for Argentina in 2022, the most for his nation in any schedule year. His ensuing most prominent years were in 2012 (12) and 2021(9). His 22 goals commitments for Argentina this year are eight a greater number of than in some other schedule year, with six assists.
Beginning around 1966, Messi is the main male player to score and assists three distinct World Cup games. He is likewise the first player starting around 1966 to have a goal and an assists back to back knockout stage games.
Messi has the most goals contributions in a World Cup (starting around 1966), close by Miroslav Klose (16 goals, 3 assists), Ronaldo Nazario (15 goals, 4 assists), and Gerd Müller (14 goals, 5 assists).
Lionel Messi has scored or assisted more World Cup matches beginning around 1966 than some other player (13 – level with Ronaldo)