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What Messi demanded him to the referee Gil Manzano during the Classical

Published:10/04/2021 - 23:32h

Updated:10/04/2021 - 23:56h

Lionel Messi would have demanded to Gil Manzano that headed to the players of the FC Barcelona during the meeting in front of the Real Madrid, that finish with victory 2-1 for the merengues

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The Classical has not been exento of controversy. Although Gil Manzano has not characterised for being protagonist of the party during the first minutes, his performance generated some brush during the second half, especially during an episode with Lionel Messi.

The referee, that was designated to replace to last hour to Mateu Lahoz because of an injury, would have kept an attitude that would have generated the discontent of the Argentinian star, that did not have objections in heading to he to demand a better deal to the players.

In accordance with the radio chain COPE, the Barcelona captain said him "Referee speaks well, with respect!", during one of the played and his back decision that ocasionó the annoyance of the members of the Barcelona staff, by what Messi heaved the catchword.

It is not the first brush between Messi and a referee

Although Lionel Messi does not characterise for demanding played controversial with a lot of frequency, specifically those to the edge of the regulation according to the assessment of the referee, has starred similar episodes when it notices that his team is seeing prejudiced in the field.

One of the most known occurred while it dressed the T-shirt of the selection of Argentina, in a duel in front of Bolivia by the eliminatory sudamericanas to the Glass of the World of 2018. It was such the annoyance of the player, that even arrived to proferir insults to the main, what later would cost him a suspension.

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