Pele insists Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi is not in his class. The Brazilian great, for many, is the best the world has seen.

Messi has been compared with Pele, but the 70 year-old says: "Messi better than Pele? To get there he needs to score more than 1283 goals."

Pele appeared to hit back at former Argentina coach Diego Maradona who recently claimed Neymar was "rude" just like the three-time World Cup winner after claiming he could be better than the Argentine.

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