Messi called me a donkey but I’ve no problem with him- James Milner

Liverpool midfielder, James Milner has revealed he had a heated exchange with the Lionel Messi when they met in the 2019 UEFA Champions League semi final first leg at Camp Nou.

Milner and Messi at the Camp Nou where Messi scored two.

The veteran midfielder said he fouled the Argentine great, and he responded by calling him a donkey.

Milner said, “I don’t have beef with him. I caught him with a heavy challenge at the camp nou, he wasn’t very happy. I gave him a tap and said ‘are you okay’ and he started shouting ‘burro’ which means donkey.”

Milner added, “He’s an absolutely incredible player, the best there ever has been in my eyes. He nutmegged me when I was playing for city and I believe the clip had 1 or 2 views on YouTube. But he nutmegs every play he plays against.”

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