Lionel Messi Reminds Me Of Stephen Curry: NBA Star Steve Nash

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In a recent interview with a sports channel, NBA star Steve Nash said that Lionel Messi reminds him of Golden State Warriors' point guard Stephen Curry

Written By Devika Pawar | Mumbai | Updated On:
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In a recent interview with a sports channel, NBA star Steve Nash stated that Lionel Messi reminds him of Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry. He thinks both Curry and Messi are fearless and brave. He also commented on Messi's athleticism and how the player shifts his body weight and slides the ball through his legs.

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The fans had mixed reactions about the comparison. While some praised both the players, some were unhappy that Nash made the comparison. Here's what some fans had to say. 

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Curry himself is a fan of Messi and had compared himself to the footballer a year ago as well. He talked about how both of them are similar despite playing different sports in terms of creativity and innovation that both bring to their respective sports. Curry also added that both of them play a part in influencing the younger generation in pushing themselves. Curry is currently recovering from a broken hand and will not play for a couple of months. Meanwhile, Lionel Messi starred in Barcelona's 3-1 win against Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday evening. 

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