“When he speaks, you don’t have to come and ask me questions about him, nor the reverse. It’s something that he said, it has nothing to do with me.”
- Lionel Messi, responding yesterday during his press conference in Argentina ahead of the World Cup qualifiers. The “him” in question is Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi was asked what he thought about Ronaldo’s “I’m sad” situation and replied in a general way that the apparently obligatory comparisons between him and Ronaldo are becoming tiresome.
Source: La Vanguardia; Image: AFP Photo/Juan Mabromata