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Ray Hudson's 20 Best Quotes About Lionel Messi

Ray Hudson's 20 Best Quotes About Lionel Messi

"In America, we give hurricanes a name. If they ever call one Lionel Messi, you'd better evacuate."

I often run out of superlatives to describe the genius of Leo Messi, but I can always rely on another great of the game to give me the inspiration needed to truly understand how good this bloke is at playing football.

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Ray Hudson, a former Newcastle United midfielder in the 70's, is iconic for many things but perhaps most of all is his love for the little magician.

The beiN Sports commentator was certainly complimentary of Messi's performance in El Clasico a couple of seasons ago.

"Centipedes fantasise about having one left leg as good as his." and "Defenders try to follow him on Facebook and he comes out on Twitter, that's how evasive he is" are some of my personal favourites.

Time and time again, Hudson has produced iconic quote after iconic quote about the six-time Ballon d'Or winner.

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Here are 20 of his greatest quotes on Lionel Messi, courtesy of Quora:

Lionel Messi priceless
Lionel Messi priceless

Happy birthday to the most passionate commentator around.

Topics: Football News, FC Barcelona, Football, Messi, Lionel Messi

Jack Kenmare

Jack Kenmare is a writer at SPORTbible. He's interviewed some of the biggest names in sport, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Pele, Carles Puyol and Tim Henman. He dabbles in all things sport but football is his biggest passion. He was once hit in the head by a wayward strike from Nicky Butt and lived to tell the tale.

 

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