Dani Alves has branded Diego Maradona as a bad role model after his ‘Hand of God’ against England in 1986.
Former Argentina superstar Maradona is famed as one of the greatest ever footballers, and won the Player of the 20th Century award from FIFA .
But is famed in England for his part in knocking he Three Lions out the 1986 World Cup, when he used his hand to beat Peter Shilton in the air.
Juventus ace Alves believes he is no match for current Argentine world beater Lionel Messi and thinks his career will always be marred by his moment of cheating.
“You want to compare Messi to Maradona? You can’t compare them,” Alves told Brazilian TV channel Canais Esporte Interativo.
“How many Ballon d’Ors does Maradona have?
“I would not be proud to say that I won a World Cup with a Hand of God.