Posted December 4, 2021 at 8:15 am by BC
Asked about the arrival of Lionel Messi at PSG, Angel Di Maria is delighted to be able to evolve alongside his compatriot, while revealing to have been close to his commit to FC Barcelona in the past.
This summer, PSG managed to achieve one of their dreams by getting their hands on Lionel Messi , free from any contract after the 'failed talks with FC Barcelona for its extension. Since then, the Argentine has been trying to adapt to his new club, although the seven-time Ballon d'Or is still far from its best level, but that does not prevent Angel Di Maria to show himself under the spell of his compatriot. During an interview with TNT Sports, the Argentinian returned to the arrival of Messi at PSG and at the same time reveals to have been close to Barça in the past, in order to have the opportunity to evolve with the Pulga in club.
“When I heard he was coming here I was happy, that's the best thing that ever happened to me”
“If you could see the things that 'he does in training. I was very close to going to Barcelona, if I went there it was only to play with him. When I heard he was coming here I was happy, that's the best thing that ever happened to me, playing with him is a dream I had, it's something unique. He's crazy, he's crazy … Seven Golden Balls, it's crazy, it's half of his career and all the others have been given to others, if it's for the best of the world , they should have given them to him, ”says Di Maria .