Well it’s always tough to compare two legends because both have different skills and they are great for their unique style of football they played but its human psychology that we tend to compare the best. There are lot factor to judge a footballer apart from their skill sets like goals scored by them, award won by them, how well they performed in Club Vs International matches played for their country. Most importantly who played more football and how fit they were.
It was December 6th 2018, when in an interview with Folha de Sao Paulo, Footballing legend Pelé has said that Diego Maradona was a much “much better player” than Lionel Messi. One advantage forMessi was always there, that he must have learnt lot of football skills from Maradona in his childhood days. Pele Marodona shown the world how to play the best football and players like Messi, Ronaldo, Rivaldo,Neymar has taken it to newer heights.
Different experts has different opinion but the fact of the matter is its literally impossible to compare them because of their diversity in playing style, the amount of matches they played and the generation they played. Below are some of the statistics you may love to do a comparison of your own.