Clemente: Barcelona did not create Lionel Messi

Spanish coaching legend Javier Clemente has scoffed at claims from Barcelona that they 'made' Lionel Messi.
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Spanish coaching legend Javier Clemente has scoffed at claims from Barcelona that they 'made' Lionel Messi.

Barca have long insisted Messi was a product of their La Masia system.

But Clemente snapped: "Messi is player from outside. They signed the best child in all of Argentina. They did not create the player. Messi was Messi and they polished."

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