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Messi is not the greatest player in Barcelona history

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Argentine star Lionel Messi, the current Barcelona captain, came in a public vote held by the ranker behind two of the game’s legends, his compatriot Diego Maradona, who tops the list, and Brazilian star Ronaldinho came second.

Despite Messi winning 6 gold balls, 10 titles in the League, and 4 Champions League; The masses that participated in the vote did not give him the title of “greatest in Barca history.”

It is noteworthy that in 1982 Maradona moved to Barca from Boca Juniors for 7 million euros, but the injuries destroyed his career with the Catalan team, to move to Naples in 1984, and he becomes the undisputed king of the city.

The specialized website published the names of 25 players chosen as the greats of the Catalan team with a long history:

1_ Argentine Maradona (1982-1984)
2_ Brazilian Ronaldinho (2003-2008)
3_ Argentine Messi (2014 to date)
4_ Dutchman Johan Cruyff (1973-1978)
5_ Spaniard Andres Iniesta (2002-2018)
6_ Spaniard Xavi Hernandez (1998-2015)
7_ Spanish Carlos Puyol (1999-2014)
8_ Brazilian Ronaldo Nazario (1996-1997)
9_ Brazilian Neymar (2013-2017)
10_ Spaniard Gerard Pique (2008-present)
11_ Uruguayan Luis Suarez (2014-present)
12_ Brazilian Danny Alves (2008-2016)
13_ Spanish Sergio Busquets (2008-present)
14_ Cameroonian Samuel Ito (2004-2009)
15_ Brazilian Rivaldo (1997-2002)
16_ Spaniard David Villa (2010-2013)
17_ Dutchman Ronald Koeman (1989-1995)
18_ Brazilian Romario (1993-1995)
19_ Bulgarian Hristo Stoyskov (1990-1995, 1996-1998)
20_ Spanish goalkeeper Victor Valdez (2002-2014)
21_Danish Michael Laudrup (1989-1994)
22_ Portuguese Deco (2004-2008)
23_ Hungarian Ladislao Kopala (1950-1961)
24_ Roman Georgi Hagi (1994-1996)
25_ Dutch Patrick Kluivert (1998-2004)

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