Former Barcelona Coach Compares Messi to ‘a God’ & Lavishes Praise on Legendary Iniesta
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13 years later and a lot has changed for Riijkard, but his admiration for Messi has not.
“Now I am a family man and I am happy to have seen another Barcelona game,” the Dutchman told Marca, as he returned to watch Barcelona’s 2-2 home draw to Celta Vigo last Saturday, a game in which Messi scored.
Rijkaard also saved praise for another of his former players: “
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Rijkaard confirmed that he keeps an eye on all his former players, adding: “