In embracing Lionel Messi for PSG, he was already tired of living in a hotel, but admitted in an interview that he had a good relationship with Kylian Mbappé.
Argentina’s Leo Messi insisted “easy to get along with” Kylian Mbappé, A fellow player at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), and the French striker revealed that he “speaks Spanish correctly”.
The 34-year-old Messi gave his first major interview with PSG after being introduced to the press France football, Organizer of the Balon d’Or and announced 30 candidates for the award, which will be presented at the end of November.
The relationship with Mbappé, the adaptation of his new city of Paris after two decades in Copa America and Barcelona where he won with Argentina, took up a good part of the interview.
“With a player like him (Mbappé), he’s easy to get along with, and he’s fluent in Spanish, so we’ll talk a little bit on the field. It’s easy. Said.
PSG number “30” admits he did not advise Mbappé, when he was about to sign for Real Madrid in the summer: “I just arrived, I do not know him enough to advise. Like everyone else, I was waiting to see what would happen. He stayed and it makes me very happy, “he said.
In Barcelona, Argentina, Neymar and Luis Suarez were questioned by the trio, in which he now participates, with Neymar, but instead of Empire, instead of Suarez.
“At the first age, the younger we are in the first trident it is stronger and faster, it will kill you if you leave less space, and it gets a lot of points,” he analyzed.
Messi recalled that his departure from Barcelona at the time was unexpected and unnecessary, and thanked the PSG because it was “the team that showed the real interest” in signing him.
“I’m so glad to be here today (…) It’s a new life experience, a big change and I’ll try to change it a little bitThe player said he was “not at fault” for coming to Paris.
He acknowledged that Neymar and his comrades Angel Di Maria, Leandro Parades and Mauricio Pochettino were key to signing for Paris.
Regarding the adaptation of Paris’ daily life, he took a certain amount of fatigue to continue living in a hotel, although he generally insisted that he was going “well”.
“We are still in the hotel and it is starting to take a long time. The boys (he has three children) have started school and touring from the hotel is not easy. We are waiting to move into our new home and start a new routine“, He pointed out.
He said the first title he won with Albicelest after losing in several finals of the Copa America, which he raised with Argentina in Brazil this July, was “like removing a thorn from his foot”.
“If I had ended my life with my country without winning a title I would have had a strange feeling (…) that was the topic I was missing out on,” he said.
Regarding the Champions League that PSG has been looking forward to for a decade, Messi said that the team has all the weapons for victory.
At the Balon d’Or, where Argentina have won more than anyone, he promised that he would not be seen as a favorite this year, and recalled that these unique awards were the result of a joint effort.
“I was not focused on beating them. It is the result of collective success and a good job. If the team is playing well and performing, the uniqueness will shine“, He concluded.