If Lionel Messi Is Superman, What Is His Kryptonite?

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If Lionel Messi Is Superman, What Is His Kryptonite?
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What more can be said about Lionel Messi?

He is simply the best player in the world and arguably the greatest that will ever play the game.

With every game, Lionel Messi continues to leave fans speechless. Coming off of a 91-goal year and winning his fourth consecutive Ballon d’Or, Messi is football’s version of Superman.

However, if Messi’s Superman there must be Kryptonite to stop him.

What are the traits or tactics that have successfully slowed down Messi’s onslaught on the football world? Surely, there must be something that teams can do to at least contain the Barcelona star.

In this article we will cover the various things that have slowed Lionel Messi down in his career and given him the hardest time while on the pitch.

Though slowing Messi down is the best a team can hope for, stopping him is impossible.

With that being said, let’s begin. 

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