1950s Barca legend Luis Suarez Miramontes blamed his juniors for their lifeless play in the PSG 1-4 defeat on February 16.
“The PSG defeat is Lionel Messi’s farewell to Barca”, said Luis Suarez Carrusel Deportivo, after the old team lost to PSG 1-4 in the first leg of the 1/8 Champions League round. “Barça lacks everything now. They have young players, but they are not given the chance. Barca’s way of playing is dull, lacking vitality.”
Messi opened the score for Barca on the evening of February 16 on the 11m mark, but completely faint when placed next to Kylian Mbappe’s hat-trick. During 90 minutes, the owner of the six Golden Balls only released two shots (including the penalty), three key passes, two successful passes, and created an opportunity for teammates. . Messi touched the ball 66 times the whole game, but only three times in the PSG penalty area.
In the last months of the contract with Barca, Messi is rumored to switch to PSG or Man City in the summer of 2021. However, in the competition with Mbappe, the Argentinian superstar was criticized by the legendary Suarez as “inferior. overview”. Former Barca striker also stressed, that Messi’s form is “a clear indication of Barca’s demise”.
After winning the 2014-2015 treble, Messi has not reached the Champions League final again in the past five seasons. Following the PSG loss, this undesirable Messi streak can rise to six.
Luis Suarez Miramontes, 85, played for Barca from 1955 to 1961. He helped the Catalonian team twice win Spain, and won the Ballon d’Or in 1960. At the team level, Suarez is a member of Spain. Euro 1964 Championships.
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