‘He did a lot of harm to football’ – Lionel Messi’s intriguing angle on Pep Guardiola

November 14, 2022

Lionel Messi has described how Pep Guardiola ‘harmed’ football with his philosophy – but the seven-time Ballon d’Or winner wasn’t criticising his former manager, quite the opposite.

Messi spent four glorious seasons working under Guardiola at Barcelona (opens in new tab), during which time he won three La Liga titles and two Champions Leagues – and he’s categorically hailed the Catalan super-tactician as his best-ever boss.