Nigeria midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi has paid Argentina maestro, Lionel Messi, glowing praise and remarks the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is “unstoppable”.
Ndidi, who is expected to be one of Nigeria’s bright stars at the FIFA 2018 World Cup, could be handed the responsibility of stopping Messi when their teams clash in the final group D match.
Ahead of the tournament, Ndidi expressed his adoration of the Argentina captain and concedes getting a win over the South American side will require the Super Eagles giving it their all.
‘Messi is one of the greatest players of all time and he will be unstoppable. For us to get a win against Argentina, we will have to give it our all.”
The scheduled encounter at Saint Petersburg will be the fifth meeting between the two at the World Cup.
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