Another e book chapter on Lionel Messi’s MLS profession incorporates a implausible comeback to beat FC Dallas – and he’s already drawing comparisons to American sports activities stars.
While remarking in awe at Messi’s comeback from 4-2 to a 4-4 draw – after which successful the sport on penalties, Apple TV’s Taylor Twellman made a comparability to NFL legend Tom Brady.
Twellman pointed to a wierd personal purpose scored by Dallas defender Marco Farfan on the finish of a Messi free kick to chop the deficit in half.
The longtime MLS commentator stated that, along with sheer star energy, Miami “also allows the opposition to score worldly goals, like Marco Farfan. I don’t know what I saw – and they just let you crumble.
“It’s eerily similar to other sports: when the big ones come in, they force you to do things that are not in your element. You feel uncomfortable doing that.
Apple TV commentator Taylor Twellman compared Messi to an American sports icon
Twellman said Messi’s impact on the opposition to make mistakes is similar to that of Tom Brady
Messi scored two goals that night, including a dramatic free kick to force penalties
The New England Patriots did this every time. People would see a ghost if (Bill) Belichick and Brady showed up.
“In the four games (Messi’s played) every time someone (from the opponent) has seen a ghost because Messi is on the other side.”
Oddly, this isn’t the primary comparability to an American sport “GOAT” Messi had as we speak.
Earlier on Sunday, FC Dallas proprietor Dan Hunt in contrast Messi to NBA legend Michael Jordan.
Revealing he was trying ahead to seeing Messi play, Hunt stated: “You’re looking at one of the two greatest players of all time in that experience. So yes, this is a great moment for FC Dallas.”
Well, Hunt definitely noticed what Messi is able to after the Argentine basically compelled that Farfan personal purpose earlier than scoring a dramatic free-kick to tie the sport.
Messi and Miami would ultimately win on penalties 5-3 to progress to the quarter-finals.