Leo Messi, beside Antoine Griezmann


This is how Griezmann's uncle explains his controversial statements about Messi

Published:18/11/2020 - 18:46h

Updated:18/11/2020 - 18:46h

Emmanuel Lopes, uncle of Antoine Griezmann, wanted to explain the controversial statements that made on the relation between his nephew and Leo Messi

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The relation between Antoine Griezmann and Leo Messi is something that has been put in doubt from the arrival of the French forward to the FC pertinent Barcelona of the Athletic of Madrid in summer of 2019. The past season had some rumours that aimed that this was not good and, during the last weeks, has reavivado a controversy that seemed dissipated from did months.

Recently, the French chain 'M6' issued a documentary on Antoine Griezmann in which they spoke several people of the surroundings of the leading Frenchman. Special controversial generated the words of Eric Olhats, ex agent of the international 'bleu', and of Emmanuel Lopes, uncle of the Barcelona attacker. Both left to fall that the ex of the Athletic of Madrid is not to taste in the FC Barcelona, between other things, by his supposed tension with Leo Messi.

This week, Emmanuel Lopes was contacted by 'The Chiringuito of Jugones' and finish making some statements in which it treated to clear his words. In fact, it ensured that it gave him an erroneous interpretation to what said because the documentary descontextualizó his words. "I have not seen the final setting. If it had issued well and as it was foreseen, the forms of my comment had been entirely different", ensured.

It was then when it happened to clear what wanted to say in his statements, in which it did not see at all controversial neither out of the normal. "I spoke on what said that the trainings were easier in the Barcelona that with the 'Cholo' Simeone and that work very little", commented, regretting that "I think that Messi will be angered with Griezmann by my words".

A hard speech against Leo Messi and the FC Barcelona

In the documentary issued in francia, the words of Emmanuel Lopes were especially hard so much against the FC Barcelona as against Leo Messi​. "It was convinced that he did not go to succeed in the six first months, but what did not expect is that it lasted a year. Besides, with Messi know what goes through inside. It is not easy", commented.

In spite of leaving fall the name of the Argentinian forward, the uncle of Antoine Griezmann did not want to go further and limited to criticise the trainings. "What is happening inside? There are things that no always can say basically in the Barça no fetter the sufficient and basically the trainings are done to please to some people. So it is evident that if it does not work ", signalled.

His criticism finished aiming to other footballers inside the changing room: "Antoine needs to work although some people do not have the need of a lot of effort to be well. Griezmann Is the other way around, he needs a lot of effort to be well". Some statements of the uncle of Antoine Griezmann that generated an enormous controversial, joining to the already mentioned of Eric Olhats.

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