Gerard Pique as the Barcelona defender cast his praise to his team-mate, Lionel Messi. According to him Messi was able to bring his club to play at different levels.
Pique was praised after competing against Lyon in the second leg of the Champions League held at Camp Nou. At that time Barcelona managed to come out as a winner with a score of 5-1. In the match, Lionel Messi’s performance managed to attract a lot of attention after contributing two goals and two assists for Barcelona.
One of the most memorable assists occurred at minute 81. Thanks to these assists, Pique managed to add to the coffers of goals for Barcelona. That way the club managed to qualify for the next round with an aggregate score of 5-1 over Lyon.
Pique expressed her gratitude for having such an extraordinary partner. According to him the presence of Messi can help Barca in overcoming difficult times.
“Players like Messi can give a lot of things to the club,” Pique opened to the Goal International.
“They are behind every player to help other players, historically, no player has been able to win a big match by himself.”
“Having players like Messi on the team makes everything feel different. He was able to bring the club’s game to a higher level. When you have doubts, he is able to provide calm and encouragement to eliminate these negative thoughts. ”
Not only did Pique give Messi praise, even the Lyon coach also sent the same praise to Messi.
“Messi seedang is in Champions League mode, he is able to show his quality. He can do things that other players cannot do. “