Good to see the boys are still good buddies after a vicious clash in the Champions League tie at Old Trafford. Respect to Mess for Carrying on Warrior!
Speaking to the BBC, the Manchester United defender revealed that he shook hands with Messi after the game.
“‘Yeah we spoke after. I didn’t realise at the time actually that I had caught him like that,” said Smalling
“But after the game we had a brief chat, shook hands and he said he knew it was an accident.”
📹 | Man United defender Chris Smalling spoke about the aerial collision with Lionel Messi, which left the Barcelona forward with a bloodied nose.
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