Football great, Brazilian Pele could not hide his frustration hearing Lionel Messi being referred to as the sport’s greatest, branding him an “Incomplete Player”.

He was quoted as saying in an interview when asked if Messi is the greatest footballer of all time:

“Messi, the best ever? How can you make a comparison between a guy (me) who heads the ball well, shoots with the left, shoots with the right, and another Messi) who only shoots with one leg, only has one skill, doesn’t head the ball well?”

This statement has triggered some reactions from football fans across the globe. Many could not hide their disappointment at Pele’s words as they referred to him as being envious of the player. Below are some of the Twitter reactions:




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