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Bonucci slapped down by Chiellini for begging Messi's shirt

Champions League By: Collins Udeme | 20/04/2017

Leonardo Bonucci's request for Lionel Messi's shirt during Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final second leg angered his Juventus team-mate Giorgio Chiellini.

The game hadn't even ended when Bonucci made a play for the Argentina and Barca talisman.

Although the score was 0-0 and game practically over, Chiellini was displeased with his colleague's apparent lack of concentration and pushed him away.



However, Bonucci was not to be deterred and made a fresh request at full-time, finally obtaining the shirt he desired from a man he'd effectively kept in his pocket for all 180 minutes of the tie.

Juventus produced an exceptional defensive performance to reach the semi-finals of the Champions League after stopping Barcelona from scoring at the Nou Camp.

Trailing 3-0 from the first leg, Barca peppered the Italian goal but failed to repeat their last-16 heroics when they overturned a first-leg 4-0 deficit to beat Paris St-Germain.

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