Scots baller Tony Watt overlooks Messi as finest participant he has confronted

DUNDEE United footballer Tony Watt has named the perfect particular person he has ever performed towards as Zenit St Petersburg’s Danny – overlooking Lionel Messi.

The Scots striker named the attacking midfielder as the perfect participant he has come throughout whereas answering questions for followers on TikTok on Sunday.

Watt, 28, scored towards Messi’s Barcelona in one in all Celtic’s most iconic European nights in 2012.

The Dundee United star was answering questions from followers on TikTok.

Nonetheless, Watt mentioned he was “going exterior the field” and mentioned Danny was the perfect footballer he performed towards, even branding him “the Portuguese Messi”.

The previous Motherwell striker mentioned: “Individuals go mad at me for not saying Barcelona gamers however keep in mind I didn’t begin that recreation.

“So I’m going to go exterior the field and say the lad Danny from Zenit.

“I stood on the pitch and watched him rip it up for 90 minutes.

“It was unimaginable.”

The Scotland worldwide participant captioned his reply as: “No less than I mentioned the Portuguese Messi.”

Watt confronted off towards Danny whereas at Normal Liege in a UEFA Champions League play-off spherical tie.

The Russians soundly beat the Belgian facet 3-0 to progress into the group phases beneath the steerage of Portuguese boss Andre Villas-Boas.

Watt can have one other crack at Europe subsequent season as a part of Dundee United’s try and progress into the UEFA Europa Convention League.

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