Lionel Messi has aimed a jibe at Real Madrid after their victory against Liverpool in the finals of the Champions League final.
Real Madrid won the clash with a lone goal thanks to Vinicius’ solitary strike in Paris, Stade de France to Champion Real Madrid to their 14th Champions League title.
Real Madrid saw off competition from Messi’s Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea, and Manchester City despite being on the brink of exit from these European heavyweights in the knockout stage of the competition.
Messi was disappointed with Paris Saint-Germain’s exit, the Argentine has not won the Champions League since 2015, Paris Saint-Germain is also vying for her first Champions League success having lost their 2020 finals to Bayern Munich and Messi is prepared to end the bad runs for himself and his club this season.
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The former Barcelona ace aimed a subtle dig at Madrid’s final victory over Liverpool, he pointed out that the Champions League is not always won by the ‘best team’.
“The aim [for this season] is clear to everyone. PSG have been eager for a long time to win the Champions League,” Messi told Mexican TV station TUDN. “The elimination last season was very hard because of how it happened because we played two great games against Real Madrid and the tie was lost in small details.
“It is a very difficult competition to win because it is not always won by the best team, it is always decided by small details, any mistake leaves you out of a tie, but we are preparing ourselves for when those hard moments come, to be up to the task.”
Paris Saint-Germain started their Champions League campaign on a good note having won their two games against Juventus and Maccabi Haifa.