Leo Messi, walking on the lawn of Anfield after the Liverpool-Barça

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Matip's anecdote with Messi after Anfield's 4-0

Published:24/03/2020 - 14:59h

Updated:24/03/2020 - 14:59h

Joel Matip, central defence of the Liverpool, explained an anecdote with Leo Messi after the victory of the 'reds' by 4-0 in front of the Barça in Anfield

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The one of the past day 7 May will be remembered like one of the most black nights in the history of the barcelonismo. This day, the FC Barcelona faced with illusion the turn of the semifinals of the Champions League against the Liverpool, in a party that contested in Anfield and for which the team culé had three goals of advantage of the party of gone.

The one who seemed that it went to be a glorious night, finish in historical disaster after a 4-0 that gave the pass to the English. Something that to the culés did not come them again since, a year before, the Rome also had traced back other three goals against to the culés to snatch them the dream of the 'orejona'. After the goleada, the Barcelona changing room was entirely knock# down.

Joel Matip, head office of the Liverpool, explained in an interview to the half German '11 Freunde' what sucedió when the referee pitó the end of this meeting. "After the party, form a line shoulder with shoulder in front of 'The Kop' and sing 'You'll Never Walk Alone' with all the fans", explained the defence, that formed a big society with Virgil go Dijk.

The Cameroonian defender explained that the extraordinary celebration of the players in the lawn beside his public after the historical gesta. "It was one of the most beautiful moments of my career, perhaps to the level of my debut with the Schalke in Munich. It did not matter me at all, it was as if it floated in the air after singing with the fans", commented.

The anecdote with Messi

After the meeting, Matip was selected to do the routine anti-doping control and, curiously, coincided with Leo Messi,that also had been selected. "When I went in to the room to make the anti-doping control, here there was a boy seated and quite depressed", affirmed, in reference to the Argentinian. "All the world was celebrating and I was seated in a cubicle with Messi", added.

"You know to the other to having played against them, but is not as if you seated you to his side every day in a small room, as if you went to take a coffee", sentenced. The defender of the Liverpool, without doubts, remained hit for seeing to the best player of all time entirely knock# down after which was, possibly, the hardest defeat of his career.

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