Thomas Mueller (33), Bayern Munich striker, said he enjoys qualifying at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain and Lionel Messi, who often go well, he said after the match.
Thomas Müller (33) couldn’t care less about feelings. And the Bayern Munich striker proved this again, on Wednesday, after his team qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League at the expense of Paris Saint-Germain (0-1, 2-0). The German superstar was reveling in his success against Lionel Messi during his career when he dared to be compared to the Argentine’s great rival, Cristiano Ronaldo.
“At the club, Cristiano Ronaldo was our problem”
“Against Messi, things always go well in terms of results at all levels,” Mueller told the German press in remarks quoted by a journalist from Kicker. At the club, Cristiano Ronaldo was our problem when he played for Real Madrid. But I have great respect for Messi’s performance in the World Cup. “.
Lionel Messi faced Bayern Munich eight times in his career and achieved only two wins (one draw and six losses). He especially suffered terrible humiliation (8-2) in the quarter-finals of the 2020 edition with Barcelona. Despite this mischievous little tackle, Müller celebrates his last seven-time Ballon d’Or world title with Argentina. “Messi’s individual performance in the World Cup was amazing, he insists. He led the whole team. It’s not easy to play in a team like Paris. It’s hard to have a very good balance in the team. Individuals help you win many matches.. But it takes Of course, equipment to ignite explosives.”
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Cristiano Ronaldo, now exiled in Saudi Arabia, will appreciate Müller. The Portuguese won five of his eight matches against Bayern during his rich career (with a draw and two defeats).