Lionel Messi: Club bully or the greatest ever?

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Kolkata resident Shib Shankar Patra's passion for Argentina began during the 1986 World Cup when Diego Maradona helped the team win the coveted trophy. Football is intertwined with the fabric of our lives than any other sports and World Cup fever has spread across the city and there isn't a soul safe from the inspiring infection.

Ronaldo was once again in stunning form for Real Madrid last season, netting 44 goals in all competitions.

"But I admit that Lionel Messi brings even more magic to football". He is in that category alongside Neymar, Ronaldo and Messi.

It needs to be somebody who is going to go deep in the tournament and I have a feeling that France can go the distance, therefore I think it could be Antoine Griezmann's time to shine on the big stage, taking penalties and surrounded by a lot of attacking talent. Ronaldo's supporters will question whether the Argentine could ever deliver at the same level away from the bosom of Barcelona-the club that has nurtured him since he was 13.

And the Brazilian reckons Ronaldo's decision to leave Manchester United for Real in 2009 was a wise choice.

Argentina should get out of the group stages comfortably, but it remains to be seen how far Messi's brilliance can take them.

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After that campaign that ended in a sorry defeat, chances to gain consolation and mini-redemption via the 2015 Copa America and the Copa America Centenario the following year also came to heartbreaking disappointments, stumbling at the final hurdle against the same rivals, Chile.

According to the man who creates these freaky portraits, they will set you back a hefty 150 euros. Such is the hysteria that Messi's biographer, Sebastian Fest, said it had got to the stage where "it nearly amuses him not to sing it".

Useless stat to churn out to give a semblance of expertise: Heimar Hallgrimsson combines managing the national team with running a dental surgery clinic in a small town in Iceland.

In theory, two-time World Cup champion Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing Iceland, who are making their first appearance at the tournament.

Gudmundsson and his team-mates take on Jorge Sampaoli's men in their Group D opener on Saturday, and the Burnley winger is calling on memories of Ronaldo's tantrum as inspiration ahead of a meeting with Messi.

"I am not saying the best players always make a difference, but they are the ones that can make a difference".

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