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FWA Interview: Messi El Magnifico

Graham Turner on the player who has made football writers exhaust every superlative

It is one of the more remarkable statistics of the season – a couple of weeks ago Lionel Messi and Pepe were both suspended for one game after collecting five yellow cards.

The Barcelona beauty and the Bernabeu beast – could there be two more contrasting players? Messi, who is doing his best to prove the impossible can be done and Pepe, the snarling face of the Special One’s Real Madrid.

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