Former Barcelona, Adriano spoke behind the scenes about the relationship between Luis Enrique and Lionel Messi while participating in ‘Resenha’.
This Friday, ReviewExclusive plan Star+Ex-players welcome Hadrian and Emerson. During the interview, Adriano recalled his long and successful stay BarcelonaBetween 2010 and 2016, revealed surprising details of the relationship between the technician Luis Enrique and star Lionel Messi.
According to Adriano, Louis Henry Y Messi They had a “fight” over a disagreement during a training session and news of their strained relationship soon leaked to the Spanish press. For this reason, the Blaugrana players had to make a “peace deal” to appease the spirits at the club.
“The [Luis Enrique] fought with Messi In training. We tried to keep him in the team but he left,” he recalled. Hadrian.
“The next game he was out Luis Enrique Give an instruction (from the technical section) and the whole arena (shouts): ‘Messi! Messi!‘. This is a very difficult moment because Real Madrid He performed well that year. This was in October, or almost at the end of the Championship half. We had to go play Club World CupBecause the year before we were European champions and we went the world“, he continued.
“Then we got together in the locker room and said: Let’s change this dynamic and make a peace agreement, and the situation was like Israel with Palestine. Then, things calmed down,” he recalled.
He questioned the reason for the fight. Hadrian It turned out that it started with a funny thing: Luis Enrique He didn’t make a single mistake against Argentina during training.
“Fighting is for a foolish thing, for not marking a mistake… Messi He is very competitive and he doesn’t want to lose. “It was that day that nothing went right in training and he was very competitive,” he recalled.
During his years at Barcelona, the former team won two Champions Leagues, two Club World Cups, four Spanish leagues, three Copas del Rey, three Spanish Super Cups and one European Super Cup.
Hadrian Played with Besiktas, Athletico-PR and Eupen Before announcing his retirement at the age of 37.