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Messi the best player in the world - Marseille star Boubacar Kamara

Marseille centre-back Boubacar Kamara believes Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is the best player in the world.

Messi, six-time Ballon d'Or winner, has often been compared with Juventus and Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo, who has also been named world best player five times.

Winning his sixth individual accollade last year, the Argentina international beat off competitions from his long-term rival Ronaldo and Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk.

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Kamara, who revealed the Argentine is his idol, has no doubt the 32-year-old is the best in the world.