Netherlands’ Noppert on Messi in World Cup: `He’s a human’


              Goalkeeper Andries Noppert of the Netherlands, top left, defends a ball against Ecuador's Angelo Preciado during the World Cup group A soccer match between Netherlands and Ecuador, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
            
              Goalkeeper Andries Noppert of the Netherlands catches the ball during the World Cup group A soccer match between the Netherlands and Ecuador at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
            
              Goalkeeper Andries Noppert of the Netherlands saves a shoot during the World Cup group A soccer match between the Netherlands and Ecuador, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
            
              goalkeeper Andries Noppert of the Netherlands saves the ball during the World Cup, group A soccer match between Senegal and Netherlands at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
            
              goalkeeper Andries Noppert of the Netherlands saves a shot at goal from Christian Pulisic of the United States during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and the United States, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
            
              goalkeeper Andries Noppert of the Netherlands celebrates at the end of the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between the Netherlands and the United States, at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Netherlands’ Noppert on Messi in World Cup: `He’s a human’