Mexico City / 11.10.2020 20:04:30
He ex Barcelona footballer, Carles Puyol, he said happy that Lionel Messi continue on the team, even though He recalled that when he was with the Blaugranas, he had the opportunity to go to the AC Milan and he didn’t, but it was always his dream.
“I like culé did not want Messi to leave, but it’s football. In the end he decided to stay, he recently said that he is motivated, that he is looking forward and hopefully he can continue with us for many years. It is a huge asset for LaLigaHe is one of the best in the world, “Puyol told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
“I received offers from other teams, Italian and English. I have never hidden that I would have liked to play for Milan, play with Paolo Maldini, which for me is an idol. Milan were in a good time then, but I’m very happy to have stayed at Barcelona, ”he added.
Puyol stayed in the team from 1999 to 2014 and Messi followed in his footsteps remaining in the culé team so far, being his only team in the First Division.
“The curiosity to change is (change teams), but then you have to evaluate many things. I was proud to play for Barcelona, it is something that I carry inside. The circumstances were favorable, the club always counted on me. In 2014, I had knee problems and I quit. But I was fifteen years in the first team, “said Puyol.