The England national team coach has labelled ‘El Mesias’ as the superstar of this generation.
Capello was one of the first to recognise Messi’s talents when he saw him in action in a Trofeo Joan Gamper match against Juventus. While the ex-Real
“It is necessary to wait with Messi because he is still young,” he told Com Radio programme ‘Que has dinat?’
“Every era has a big superstar. First there was Pele and then there was Maradona. Perhaps Messi will be the superstar of the next decade.”
Capello was also impressed by the outstanding job Guardiola has done at Barca, especially with his tenacity and his courage during the Blaugrana’s recent dip in form.
“Things had been going very easy for Guardiola and everything was working out well for him at first,” the Italian said.
“But in times of difficulty, he persisted with his ideas, often leaving key players on the bench because he was sure the team could still win without them. This is a very important sign of someone with personality.”
Guardiola and Messi will attempt to continue
KS Leong, Goal.com