According to Fikayo Tomori, Paolo Maldini is the Lionel Messi of defenders.
Tomori has moved to Milan on loan. And he is ready to impress the Milan legend.
And per Fikayo Tomori, Paolo Maldini is the Lionel Messi of defenders. The legend’s accomplishments place him on par with Messi.
Thus, Tomori wants to please Maldini as much as any striker wants to impress the Barcelona superstar.
“Having Maldini as head of the technical area is like having to deal with Messi as a sporting director for a striker,” the 23-year-old told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Further, he said: “You want to impress him every day.”