Lionel Messi’s transfer to PSG saw many football personalities lambast the move.
None more so than Jamie Carragher, who was far from assured with his move, nor Cristiano Ronaldo’s to Red Devils.
During Norwich’s 3-0 victory over Watford on Friday night, Carragher disclosed that Messi had sent him a private message on Instagram following he heard what he had to say.
“I had a little pop at Ronaldo early in the season. I didn’t think it was a great signing for United. And I said the example of Messi. I didn’t think Messi was a great signing for PSG,” Carragher notified.
“I got a private message on Instagram from the man himself. I will not be showing private messages, but he basically called me a donkey.”
“He watches Monday Night Football, so hopefully he’s watching Friday Night Football as well, because Lionel I absolutely love you. The greatest player of all time – and compared to you, I was a donkey, I accept that. But you’re not getting into this team.”
“You haven’t played well enough, even if you did win the Copa America in the summer. It’s not enough to leave my man out, Mo Salah.”
One might visualize that Messi will not be losing sleep over the fact that Carragher has not put him in his imaginary team of the year.