Slavia Prague’s Ondrej Kolar was a bit disappointed after their draw with Barcelona on Tuesday. However, it’s not for reasons you would expect. The Slavia player was sad he didn’t get to swap shirts or say hello to some of the Barcelona stars. Although he did mention that Marc-Andre ter Stegen stayed behind to congratulate his opponents.
“He [Ter Stegen] was waiting for me inside the tunnel. He stopped me and said he hadn’t seen such a good goalkeeping performance for a long time and that it was a pleasure to watch me play well with my feet.
”He waited for me after the match, which I take as the ultimate award. To hear such praise from such a good goalkeeper, I had goosebumps. It was an amazing experience, but some of the other players...
”Messi and the others just left - some of them didn’t even shake our hands. It was sad. We were all looking forward to meeting these big players, we wanted to swap jerseys after the match, but they didn’t behave very well.”
Ondrej Kolar | Source
It’s nice to see that he was able to hangout with the goalkeeper. Although I’m sure the Slavia players would have liked to say hello to Messi and the rest of the crew.