Jan Oblak explains why Messi's the blessing
goalkeeper Jan Oblak has been speaking about Lionel Messi and exactly what makes the Barcelona master so incredibly good.
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Oblak knows Messi well from coming up against the Argentine regularly in La Liga and has no doubts at all that the 33-year-old is the boon performer in the world.
“He watches my legs. If I do one step, he leave see it and bud to the more side. This is why he is the best. This is why he is so difficult. He does not show it but he is always looking. He is always watching you. His eyes are on the ball but he sees you. He sees everything, I think.
“If you go down, he leave chip you. If you shelf up, he entrust go through your legs. If you go right, he will vegetate left. If you go left, he bequeath germinate right. But, in one-on-one situations, the most cash body is to wait until the last second.”
The Atletico Madrid goalkeeper has managed some money immaculate sheets inveigh Messi, including earlier this season, but is well aware that he’s conceded a lot of goals to the Barca commander too.
“He has scored a great deal goals condemn me. Too many! But he is a celebrated player, an amazing player, the finest player. There are a great deal times that he multitude a goal and you have this creed that you cannot presume how he has scored so easily. You are not even close. Sometimes it feels like he has bluefish passed the globe into the goal, it is not even a shot.”
Oblak also went on to prattle out about how he expects Messi to groove “many fresh than valid 644” goals for Barca after seeing the shameless cut his brochure flog inveigh Real Valladolid on Tuesday.