Mourinho insists Messi doesn't need to win the World Cup to be considered one of the game's "greats".
"He [Messi] is great, he is great. I don't think he needs to win with Argentina to be great. Ronaldo is great; I don't think he needs to be world champion with Portugal to be great. But - and there is always a but - Maradona did it, and Zidane did it, and Ronaldo Nazário and Rivaldo did it. Many of the big guys did it, so everybody is waiting for them to do it."
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