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Keane gushes about Messi but names one thing he can do that the Argentine can’t

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LIONEL MESSI is so good he even has Roy Keane gushing. The Argentine legend helped secure his side’s place in the World Cup 2022 final after beating Croatia 3-0. 2Lionel Messi celebrates as Argentina beat CroatiaCredit: Getty Messi opened the scoring from the spot and then played a major part in Julian Alvarez’s second goal, which capped off the game. Ex-Manchester United captain Keane was on punditry duty in Qatar and was left singing his praises. He said: “It’s a pleasure to watch him live, it really is. “Obviously, we played at a really good level but the level he’s at, at his age, even the third goal he’s doing that against some brilliant players, some really good players. “Honestly it’s brilliant, absolutely fantastic, what a player. And do you know what? I really hope he goes on to win the World Cup. “I think that would be the icing on the cake for the man, he’s just fantastic, consistency. “Listen, we’ll be here all night talking about the awards that he’s won.” While Keane added that was was “privileged” to watch Messi at work – he did name one thing the Barcelona icon could not pull off. FREE BETS AND SIGN UP DEALS – BEST NEW CUSTOMER OFFERS He said: “Saying that, I reckon he’s never jumped over a bin like I have.” Keane was referencing the celebration he pulled off during an ITV kickabout during the World Cup. The former Irish international scored during a five-a-side game – with Micah Richards in goal – and proceeded to celebrate by leaping over a bin. 2Roy Keane praised Lionel Messi

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