Paris Saint-Germain star Leandro Paredes has, on Sunday, supplied an perception into an incident which left him on the receiving finish of the seldom-seen nasty facet of teammate Lionel Messi.
The state of affairs in query took place throughout a Champions League assembly between PSG and Barcelona again in 2021.
After the aforementioned Messi guided the night’s hosts into an early lead on the Camp Nou, PSG quickly got here roaring again, turning the conflict firmly on its head courtesy of a Kylian Mbappe hat-trick, and additional strike on the a part of Moise Kean.
In his first recreation at Camp Nou, and his first time dealing with Barcelona…
Kylian Mbappe completes a beautiful hat-trick with a SUBLIME end ?
We’re witnessing greatness! pic.twitter.com/7uc84LQ2nE
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Messi, in flip, was left in an altogether foul humour, watching his crestfallen membership embarrassed on dwelling turf on the most important stage of all of them as soon as extra.
And such fury on the a part of the 7-time Ballon d’Or winner, as alluded to above, quickly culminated in fellow countryman Leandro Paredes incurring the wrath of Barca’s captain and talisman.
Talking in an interview with Caja Negra this weekend, midfielder Paredes opened up on the incident, which took place upon Messi overhearing an change between he and his PSG teammates:
“He obtained indignant, as a result of I had made a remark to my team-mates and he heard me,” Paredes started. “And he obtained indignant.”
“He turned actually indignant. He f*cked me up. It was dangerous. He needed to kill me and I needed to go dwelling.”
Paredes, although, later went on to substantiate that each one is now effectively between he and Messi, with the pair, now teammates in Paris, in a position to ‘speak about it and chortle’ upon the topic of their falling out coming to the fore:
“Afterwards I noticed him within the nationwide group and he acted as if nothing had occurred.
“He confirmed me what he’s like as an individual. The connection continued because it was.
“Now, when the dialog comes up, we speak about it and chortle, however he was actually indignant on the time – he needed to kill me!”
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