Giorgio Chiellini tells MLS teams how they can stop Lionel Messi
Giorgio Chiellini, a former player for Juventus, has provided advice to Major League Soccer (MLS) teams on how to stop Inter Miami captain Lionel Messi.
Furthermore, Chiellini insisted that Messi's stellar start to life at Inter Miami did not surprise him.
Messi is not a "normal player," in his opinion, and MLS teams must do more to stop him.
Messi has so far scored five goals in three matches for Inter Miami.
“I was not surprised [by Messi’s brilliant performances for Inter Miami]. The problem is that maybe this league is surprised,” Chiellini said (via AS USA).
“I think they [the MLS teams] have to do something better to try to contain Messi.”
The Italian added, “If you think that Messi is a normal player, it is a huge mistake. It means you have not seen him for the last 15 years.
“If Sergio [Busquets] has the ball and you don’t mark Messi, maybe you don’t have a TV at home. I expect a little bit more pressure from the other teams.”
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