In Good Conscience

Switching from creator to scorer at will, Messi is beyond comparison

For 48 hours this week, the English media set up Harry Kane as the equal to Lionel Messi. And Harry, never one to shy away from a challenge, played along with it.

Foolish, foolish game.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2018, with the headline 'Switching from creator to scorer at will, Messi is beyond comparison'. Print Edition | Subscribe