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Nélson Semedo's confession about Leo Messi and his time at Barça

Published:26/12/2023 - 22:42h

Updated:26/12/2023 - 22:42h

Nélson Semedo always expresses his admiration and respect for Leo Messi when remembering his time at FC Barcelona. In a recent interview, the Portuguese did not hide the joy it gave him to see 'La Pulga' win the World Cup

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Between the players fichados by the FC Barcelona in 2017 that had a discreet step by the club, one of which better fit in the Barcelona changing room was Nélson Semedo. The one of Lisbon did not attain to do with the right side culé of indisputable form, but left with good memories of Catalonia, especially for having fulfilled his dream to play beside Leo Messi. On the day in day out with the '10', the one of Lisbon confessed the "easy "" that was to play beside him.

"Play with Messi is easy. Only you have to give him the balloon and run, and he will deliver it to you in any place of the field in which you are and will plant it to you in front as if it launched it to you with the hands", explained the today player of the Wolverhampton in a recent interview. Semedo And 'The Flea' shared changing room in Barcelona by three seasons in which the one of Lisbon added 2 goals and 11 assistances in 124 official apparitions.

Previously, in 2021, the Portuguese also had surrendered to Leo by his talent when remembering his go through the Barça. "I do not have words to describe the well that it is. Besides, you know what does him more incredible? That never I saw him throw faults in the trainings in all the time that was in Barcelona. Never it did it. The rest always practised, but Messi never launched a fault. For him, it was something that went out him natural. It is an incredible player, is inexplicable", said in a talk with the chain 'ESPN'.

Semedo, 'happy' by the consecration of Messi in Qatar

Besides, Semedo did not doubt in congratulating to the '10' by his consecration the year happened in Qatar with Argentina. "It was well see to Messi win the World-wide. It deserved it to him after all what did by the football". The defender of 30 years was not taken in account by Portugal for the last Glass of the World neither for the one of Russia in 2018. His only international participation with his country reduces to the Glass Confederations of 2017, where contested a pair of meetings.

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