Leo Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar Jr in a training


From the 'MSN' to the 'MNM': Leo Messi explains the differences between the tridents

Published:9/10/2021 - 20:28h

Updated:9/10/2021 - 20:30h

In an extensive interview with 'France Football', Leo Messi has spoken about the differences between the two most 'powerful' tridents in the history of football, in which he has been the protagonist

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It does a few years, Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez formed an unforgettable trident for the FC Barcelona and the world of the football. Between the three marked 364 goals of the 519 annotated by all the team in this period. The Argentinian signed 153 of them, by the 121 and 90 that annotated Suárez and Neymar respectively. Now, 'The Flea' and the Brazilian have gathered in the Paris Saint-Germain and form the trident 'star' with Kylian Mbappé.

Without place to doubts, are three of the most important forwards of the football and some goleadores born. Still they have not achieved to shine as they wanted to, but they have left important details of quality that ilusiona to all the Parisian fans. The protagonist, as it went it in the Barça, is Leo Messi, the one who offered an extensive interview to 'France Football' in which it explained the differences between the 'MSN' and the 'MNM'. The Argentinian signalled that "the first difference is the age".

Messi stood out that in the Barça "were younger when we begin to play with Neymar. Today the youngster is Mbappé. He and Luis Suárez are very different. Luis is more '9' pure, very of last metres and to mark a lot of goals", said. "To Kylian likes him more touch balloon. Has an incredible power, is extremely fast and if you leave him spaces kills you. Even so, so much he like Luis are two spectacular players".

On the other hand, after being questioned by the form to play that it would have to adopt the PSG, said that that was exclusive responsibility of the trainer, Mauritius Pochettino: "it Is a work a bit of the trainer, that is the one who has to find the balance and the idea of game. What is clear is that we have to be the three the first in defending when we do not have the balloon".

Adaptation in Paris

In the same interview, Leo Messi ensured that his exit of the Barça was surprising and a bit traumatic, but that in Paris is very happy. Part of this, is due to the big received that it has given him the team, with leadership of his friends Neymar, Walls or Gave María, but also of his another compatriot Mauritius Pochettino: "it was not easy, had to begin of zero, but knew that knowing to part of the changing room the adaptation would be of form simpler".

'The Flea' added that, regarding his decision, "did not make a mistake, has been easy to adapt me. Neymar, Walls, Gave María... All have helped me. Also Pochettino facilitated the things. We know us a lot and the two want to win titles here. It is our common aim".

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