Lionel Messi refused to exchange his jersey with Alphonso Davies, said the left side of Bayern Munich, referring to the extraordinary 8-2 cashed by La Pulga and his Barcelona friends in the Champions League.
There are more favorable contexts for this kind of friendliness. At the end of the sensational match that saw the Bayern crush Barça, 8-2 in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, it was perhaps not very opportune to exchange his jersey with a Catalan, Lionel messi for example, as is customary in football. Alphonso Davies dared.
The young Canadian asked for the precious tunic from his Argentinian counterpart before the latter looked down on him. “It’s true, I asked him but I think he was a little pissed off,” the 19-year-old told BT Sport. It does not matter, next time I hope. “If the health protocol prohibits players from giving away their shirts, the attitude leaves something to be desired even if we also understand the frustration after such a beating.
Davies had a dream
In the meantime, the Munich residents have a final to win on Sunday against PSG, after their success on Wednesday night against OL in the semi-finals. “For me, it’s a dream come true,” continued Alphonso Davies. Playing in the Champions League and going to the final is all you can ask for. “He now has to beat PSG to start building a track record and hope to approach that of Lionel Messi who has four C1s.
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