Messi on the BBC
Lionel Messi had an extensive series of interviews this Wednesday at the Parc des Princes. Among others, he awarded one to Guillem Balagué for the BBC. These were his statements.
At the beginning of an informal chat, Messi confessed that he had been studying English for a year and a half. “I have been learning for a year and a half. When you are there, in the end you learn. I understand a lot and could speak.” “For the referees?” Balagué asked him while Messi shrugged.
These were the rest of the statements
Your first trip to Barcelona and this trip to Paris: “The trip to Barcelona was a long time ago. I slept easy. I did the whole trip sleeping. The trip to Paris was the opposite. I had a hard time sleeping and resting these days, anxious about the uncertainty, about what was going to happen … Later From the Barcelona statement we didn’t know what we would do. We didn’t have anything defined. That nervousness, uncertainty … When I was going to start again, where I was going to go, the change for the family. It was complicated until I could say goodbye to the people, talk , that I was able to close or direct my agreement with PSG and start thinking about what was to come. There we began to prepare both individually and as a family for the change. From there, we thought about what was to come. It will be a very nice experience for all five “.
As Jorge Messi communicates that he cannot renew: “My father came home. He had gone in the morning to meet Laporta. When he comes back he tells me and the slump. Then I had to prepare to tell Antonella and thus, tell the children. I told her. We cried, we got bitter and we got up to see how we said it to the children in the best way. In December we already told them that we were staying, that we were going to continue and we knew what a blow it was going to be, more for Thiago. Then everything came. the rest.
Your children’s reaction: “Yes, many times we think too much and the boys assimilate it and accept it in a way that we do not think. If THiago carries it inside, it shows that he is happy, content and ready for change. I know that he is like me, that he is He is suffering inside without expressing it, but it is not serious either. He will adapt as everyone adapts. It will be a new experience and he will grow.
As he communicates it to Neymar: “When my father spoke with Leonardo for the first time, Ney already knew it. We spoke, as with Di María and Paredes, that there was the possibility that he would come. They opened the doors for me and wanted it to be done. We were discussing the steps to see if he was coming or not ”