December 5, 2023

The Brazilian midfielder of Manchester United Carlos Henrique Casemiro assured that “those that like soccer, like Leo Messi”, a participant who “left his mark” in soccer, together with Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar, “the three biggest” of his “era”, on the similar time that he confessed that his signing for the English workforce responded to his “ambition” to play in one other league, though “two or three years” earlier he wouldn’t have left Actual Madrid.

“Messi left his mark, you’ll be able to’t deny it. He was at all times a rival, with Barcelona and Argentina, there was no option to escape. However those that like soccer, like Messi; it was a pleasure to play in opposition to him. He’s a kind that doesn’t want feedback, solely it’s essential to admire it”, affirmed the carioca in an interview to Placar collected by Europa Press.

Casemiro in contrast Messi, the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo and his compatriot Neymar with legends like Diego Armando Maradona or Pele. “I had the pleasure of seeing Messi, Cristiano and Neymar, who’re the three biggest of my era. I noticed Ronaldo (Nazario), (Zinedine) Zidane, however indubitably these three are the very best of my time. I by no means performed in opposition to Cristiano, thank God he gave me many titles and victories”, he ironized.

“It’s unimaginable to cease these guys alone, they at all times need assistance and planning. Many instances we don’t notice how a lot they scored on the time, it’s 50 objectives per season. Now (Erling) Haaland is doing it too, earlier than anybody who scored 30 objectives in a single season he was a star”, analyzed Casemiro.

Regardless of his admiration for Messi, the Brazilian acknowledged that he was completely satisfied for Argentina’s victory in Qatar, despite the fact that he didn’t watch the sport. “One among my finest pals, who’s ‘Licha’ (Lisandro Martinez), was champion and I congratulated him, with respect. If there’s somebody who deserves it from my pals, it’s Lisandro,” he revealed.

“After being eradicated, to be trustworthy, I spent a month with out watching soccer, with out turning on the tv. It hurts so much. I averted speaking about soccer. It was troublesome, as a result of I needed to play, however I didn’t discuss concerning the World Cup,” he added.

Lastly, he addressed his departure from Actual Madrid in the summertime of 2022. “There was a possibility to go away a terrific membership. There are ages during which you might have that may, that power to go away. If it had been two years in the past, I’d not have left Actual Madrid to go to a different ‘large’ in Europe. There was an ambition to need to play in one other league”, he sentenced.