Eden Hazard has been in top form this season and is contender to win the PFA Player of the Year award.
Hazard, who has scored 11 goals for Chelsea this season, insists it’s up to fans to reveal if he’s as good as Messi.
“For me, the artists are Zidane and Ronaldinho,” Hazard told France Football when asked about his sporting idols.
“Riquelme as well in his way of moving, with his passes.
“And then Messi. What he does with a ball is strong.
“I don’t think I have that level. Again, it’s up to people to say it (about being as good as Messi). I do not self-proclaim to be that good.”