Messi came on to help inspire Barcelona to edge past Beckham’s Paris St Germain in the Champions League this week.
“He’s one of a kind, there cannot be another like him. Both he and Cristiano Ronaldo, who similarly does not reach the same level, are above everyone else,” Beckham told Telam.
“They may have similarities in technique and talent and it is amazing for football to have them both at this time, but Messi is the best player in the world, simply.
“It is a great moment for Messi, he is a special player and person.”
What is your opinion? Feel free to discuss the article under. You have to comment by using your Facebook profile. Be fair and have respect for other people and opinions!
Summer 2016 is set to be a very exciting time for football fans, as this is when the long awaited Euro 2016 tournament kicks off.
Since Guus Hiddink arrived at the helm, Chelsea have improved considerably after a tricky start to the campaign.