The 34-year-old has commended the Catalans’ present treble-winning forward line as the best ever because of their individual and aggregate splendor. Barcelona’s forward line of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar is the best ever, as per David Villa.
Spain’s unsurpassed top goalscorer Villa lifted La Liga, the Champions League and the Club World Cup nearby Messi while playing with Pep Guardiola’s Barca in 2011. Messi has featured in various cutting edges nearby different stars of world football, prior winning a treble with Thierry Henry and Samuel Eto’o next to him in 2009.
In any case, Villa has little uncertainty that Messi, Suarez and Neymar – who have motivated Luis Enrique’s side to five trophies in 2015 – must be viewed as the finest forward line Camp Nou has seen.
“Without a doubt, it’s the best trident in Barca’s history,” he said, as quoted by Sport. “It’s undoubtedly the best.
“The numbers speak for themselves. You only have to analyse them: they’re brutal, individually and collectively.
“[But] I can say I was part of one of the best forward lines that the club has had.”
Villa, now with MLS outfit New York City, praised the work of Enrique in the past year, success previously unimaginable given the pressure on his position 12 months ago.
“When he arrived, the team started with ups and downs, with criticism coming from everywhere and in the end Barca won everything again,” the 34-year-old added.