Barcelona's Xavi: Messi should be selfish

Xavi has dismissed criticism of Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.

Xavi has dismissed criticism of Barcelona teammate Lionel Messi.

Asked about Diego Maradona's comments that Messi is too selfish, Xavi insisted: "Dribbling, Leo is the best in the world. It's normal to be selfish in attacking roles.

"He has to be individualistic and for us it is a luxury to have him here."

Asked about Bojan Krkic's lack of action this season, Xavi added: "The coach has already stated everyone will get their chance this season. Bojan is happy and training well. He will get his chance."

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