“I’m glad he’s on my team now” Sergio Ramos praises Lionel Messi after PSG superstar’s extraordinary last-minute winner vs Lille

Sergio Ramos is finally relieved after suffering so much playing against Argentine Superstar Lionel Messi as the Spanish defender has expressed his extremest joy representing the same team with the greatest.

Sergio Ramos and Lionel Messi both arrived at PSG in 2021 after their prolonged rivalry but Ramos struggled with injury which kept him out for few months initially.

Since the start of the new season, the duo started almost every single game and the chemistry between the two has become to click and as it seems, the two has put the previous bitter memories aside.

Messi has been amazing as always and recently PSG pulled off a stunning victory over Lille after the Argentine came out the difference maker with a brilliant free kick at the last kick of the game and Sergio Ramos is not surprised at all.

“I am no longer surprised by Leo (Messi),” he told Amazon Prime after the Lille win. “At Barça he was used to deciding games like he did today [Sunday]. I’m glad he’s on my team now.”

Ramos and Messi have been direct opponents for fifteen years straight, with Ramos playing as a central defender for Real Madrid and the Spanish national team, while Messi played as the crown jewel upfront for their arch rival Barcelona.

Over the years, they have clashed in many high-stakes matches, including El Clásico games between Real Madrid and Barcelona in La Liga, as well as in the Champions League matches.

Talking about being teammates from rivals, Ramos has a lot of positive words for Lionel Messi as he believes it is far better to compete with the Argentine rather competing against him.

“Of course it’s better to have him as a teammate. Whoever you give the choice to, of having Messi with or against you, the response is quick and honest.”- Ramos further added.

The two legends of their own trade have been at the heart of PSG’s success and the pair will take on Bayern Munich for their season defining  UCL round of sixteen second leg clash on March 8 at the Allez Arena, Munich.

Salah Uddin Rafi

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Sports Content Writer. Covering F1, Tennis, Naskar and mostly Soccer. Graduated from Jahangirnagar University. A game of football is relentlessly uncompromised because passion runs thick through the veins.


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