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FILIPE, A BIG COMPETITOR

Filipe Luis explains why he never has asked the shirt to Messi

Published:9/04/2020 - 10:48h

Updated:9/04/2020 - 10:48h

Filipe Luis, a former Atlético de Madrid player and one of the candidates who sounded like being Barca's left back, spoke about Leo Messi in his last interview. The Brazilian told why he has never asked the Argentine for the shirt

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Filipe Luis, current player of the Flamengo and ex of the Athletic of Madrid, always has showed like a big fan of Leo Messi. The Brazilian, in spite of his rivalry in the field, never has hid this and always has left clear what thinks of the rosarino. But what anybody knew up to now is that the left-handed side never has asked him a T-shirt to the captain barcelonista in the 26 parties in which both have coincided.

He same has recognised in an interview to the magazine 'Panenka' that his competitiveness is what caused that it never felt the need to ask him his elastic to Messi. The carrilero always went out to win without mattering him that in front it had to the best of the world. "Always I have hit him to brake it, never reproached me at all. I admire it a lot by his football. Never I asked him the T-shirt because I go in to the field to win, no to say that I played against him", explained.

But all this does not avoid that Filipe follow admiring deeply to the Barcelona, as he same commissions to signal with his words. "All the world knows what think of him, the only that it is necessary to do is to enjoy because I do not know how many years or how many decades will happen until it appear another player like this. It would have to win always the Balloon of Gold", aimed without any modesty.

It is necessary to remember that the ex rojiblanco could finish in the Barça this past summer. The defender finished agreement with the picture colchonero and the culés tantearon his arrival. During months spoke a lot that the Catalans had him like one of his options preferred, something that to him excited him. But unfortunately for him, the blaugrana finished decanting by a signing more on a long-term basis and arrived Junior Firpo. The Hispanic-dominican has not fulfilled with the expectations, by what perhaps Filipe would have been a better alternative.

Filipe Already showed his admiration by Messi in the past

It does more than a year, the Brazilian also referred to the 'crack' of Rosario when it still played in the Athletic. The admiration of the also ex of the Real Madrid to the '10' of the Barça is total and probably the fact of not playing with him is one of the big owe of his career. This year happened this possibility was very near, but at the end did not go out and finish returning to his natal Brazil.

The current footballer of the Flamengo, in which they were up to now his last statements on Leo, left clear that, in addition to his infinite quality, his ambition also marks the difference. "It seems that his competitiveness and his ambition is his drug. Put goal has it like an addiction and all the years wants to improve and surpass and this is to admire, because while the rest has a good year and another no so good, he is better. He sees the football from up, chooses always the best played", declared.

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