Messi: "Romero is the best defender in the world right now"
Lionel Messi has praised the Argentine national team defender.
won the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. They defeated France in the final of the competition on penalty shoot-out. Cristian Romero, a defender for Tottenham, was one of the key players for Argentina in the World Cup.
Lionel Messi, the captain of the Argentina national team, told Telamondo that Romero is currently the best defender in the world.
“I think he is the best defender in the world right now. He played very well and, in my opinion, he was the man of the match.”
“Having him behind me is the best thing that can happen to me. He always forces me to go forward, because he always wants to play one on one against his opponent. I have gotten used to not looking back and that is very good for an attacking player.”
Romero joined Tottenham from Atalanta in 2021. He played 68 matches for Tottenham and scored three goals.
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