Lionel Messi has never been a character full of many confusions. However, the Argentine ace was involved in some matters. The most recent was last Sunday (19), when he was substituted in the match against leonThe coach did not receive Mauricio Pochettino.
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But this is not the first time that Messi has rebelled with a substitution. Used to play entire matches in BarcelonaThe Argentine has already shown resentment that has led to crises, the newspaper reported daily Mail.
The most famous was in January 2015. After returning from vacation, Luis Enrique left the number 10 shirt on the bench, but he did not like the decision of the coach, who came to the position. Sports director Andoni Zubizarreta, in turn, was fired. The player entered the field in the first half and helped the team recover against real community.
But the Argentine “ridiculed” was not only with Luis Enrique. In Guardiola’s first season, when Barcelona was winning 4-0 at ValenciaMessi was taken off the field nine minutes before the end. The next day, he refused to train and was replaced again that year.
Another mess in which Pep Guardiola was involved was the following season. Reason? Ibrahimovic. With the Swede’s representation centered, Liu sent a letter to the coach complaining that he was no longer the star of the team. Which made him return to the center of the attack, and Ibra left the club at the end of the year complaining about his “preference” for the No. 10 shirt.
The Argentine star’s last confusion with the Blaugrana shirt was after the departure of Ernesto Valverde, the coach with whom he had a good relationship with the star. His resignation was not well received by him, as he criticized Abidal in one of the Instagram posts.
Upon the arrival of the new captain, Quique Setién, during a match against PettisMessi has complained about the coach’s preference for Firpo over long-time partner Jordi Alba. The exchange took place between the two halves and Barcelona won.
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