MLS star takes aim at Zlatan Ibrahimovic as he notes vital Lionel Messi difference

Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring for Inter Miami against New York Red Bulls in MLS in August 2023.
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LAFC star Carlos Vela has discussed Lionel Messi's impact on MLS in relation to that of another giant of the game, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Vela's side face Messi's Inter Miami this Sunday, and the former Arsenal man has been discussing the difference between two of the biggest names ever to play in the American top flight.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...