Messi Is The ‘Perfect Footballer’ – Fabregas

Cesc Fabregas has hailed Barcelona Captain, Lionel Messi describing him as a perfect footballer.

Messi and Fabregas started their careers at the Barcelona famous Academy, La Masia before Fabregas joined Arsenal in 2004.

Fabregas returned to Barcelona in 2011 to play alongside Lionel Messi in the first team.

 “From all the players that I played with? I don’t really need to pick many, I will pick Lionel Messi and you have the perfect footballer right there. I don’t have to go that far.

“I would have the speed of Thierry Henry, the quality and intelligence of Messi, the heart of Carles Puyol or John Terry. The last pass, I don’t think I will change that for anyone, I would stick to mine to be honest!

Fabregas revealed that Messi is an inspiration and he was thankful for the opportunity to play with the best players.

“That’s the kind of player I look up to. I like to look at the very, very best and I was thankful always that God gave me the opportunity to play with the very, very best for many years.”

Fabregas won six trophies at Barcelona alongside Messi before leaving in 2014 to join Chelsea.

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