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Caballero: Facing Messi, I had to suffer

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‘He doesn’t care if you know him, if you’re Argentine or if you’re a friend

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Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero certainly has a right to speak on the topic of Lionel Messi and his scary nature in the attack. Willy has had a chance to face Messi a plethora of times in Argentine training and is certainly aware of the tenacity of Messi on the pitch. He spoke about that almost scary ability to 90Min.

“Facing Messi, I had to suffer,” he said. “He goes out to assassinate the goalkeepers.

“The goalkeepers, the defenders - he’s going to kill [them]. And killing means scoring as many goals as possible.

“He doesn’t care if you know him, if you’re Argentine or if you’re a friend. He’ll talk to you afterwards, greet you and everything else, but in those 90 minutes he’s on a mission to hit you with goals.”

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The little assassin. What a legend.